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Anna Higgins

Anna Higgins

Research Project Assistant

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Biography

Anna is a Summer Research Analyst for the North America Regional Bureau at the Internet Society. She works primarily on access, encryption, and privacy policy issues. She previously interned with Next Century Cities and ICANNWiki, and she has been involved with the Internet Governance Forum USA for the past two years. In 2019, she organized a Day Zero event for youth interested in internet governance ahead of the IGF-USA.

She has also previously worked in nonprofit communications at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Va., and the Clinton Foundation.

Anna holds a master of public policy from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and bachelor's degrees in Spanish and Media Studies from the University of Virginia.

Latest posts

Owning Your Keys: The Technical and Human Side of Encryption Thumbnail
Encryption 5 November 2019

Owning Your Keys: The Technical and Human Side of Encryption

Ever wonder if your next doctor’s appointment will result in jail time? Luckily most of us never have to...

Day Zero 2019: Bringing Together Young People to Talk about Internet Governance Thumbnail
Internet Governance 16 August 2019

Day Zero 2019: Bringing Together Young People to Talk about Internet Governance

As we work to foster the multistakeholder model in Internet governance, we must include the voices of youth. They’ve...

Preserving Native Cultures: Vote Now for the Internet Society’s Panel for SXSW 2020 Thumbnail
Connecting the World 14 August 2019

Preserving Native Cultures: Vote Now for the Internet Society’s Panel for SXSW 2020

What benefits can Internet connectivity bring to Tribal and Indigenous communities – especially when it comes to language and...

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