Aliya Bhatia. Wearing a brown jacket and white patterned scarf in front of a CDT logo.

Aliya Bhatia

Policy Analyst, Free Expression Project

Aliya Bhatia is a policy analyst at CDT’s Free Expression Project. She works to protect and promote internet users’ free expression rights in the United States and around the world. Her areas of focus include automated content moderation, kids safety, and speech by individuals who speak languages other than English.

Previously, Aliya worked at Ranking Digital Rights, the Association for a Better New York, where she worked to increase access to the first digital decennial census in 2020, The Brookings Institution, and the Toronto Youth Cabinet.

Aliya holds a masters degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in International Relations and Art History from the University of Toronto. She is originally from India.