Katie Watson (USA)

Policy Advisor - North America, Internet Society

Katie supports, develops and advocates for the Internet Society’s Internet-related public policy positions on access, security and privacy in the United States and Canada. Katie received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she majored in Foreign Affairs and Media Studies. After graduation, she worked as a Google Public Policy Fellow at New America’s Open Technology Institute and as a policy and program manager at Next Century Cities, where she assisted mayors with local broadband, digital inclusion and civic tech initiatives. Most recently, she served as the development manager at Public Knowledge, where she led development efforts and explored emerging technologies.

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