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Katie Jordan

Katie Jordan

Former Director, Public Policy and Technology

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Katie Jordan is the former Director, Public Policy and Technology at the Internet Society. She joined the organization in March 2018 and led the Internet Way of Networking project globally. Katie also developed and advocated for the organization's public policy positions, including on access and security 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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Community Networks 6 May 2021

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Internet Way of Networking 23 December 2020

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Internet Way of Networking 2 October 2020

The Internet Is Built on ‘Intermediaries’ – They Should Be Protected

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Internet Way of Networking 9 September 2020

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Community Networks 12 August 2020

The 2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit and Trainings: Register Now

People around the world are relying on the Internet to keep them connected to everyday life, but Indigenous communities in North...

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