Emily Barabas is a Policy Analyst at CDT’s San Francisco Office. Her work focuses on global Internet policy and human rights.
Emily began her career working in community development, serving as a project manager overseeing the development of affordable housing at Fifth Avenue Committee, a community-based organization in Brooklyn, NY. She then spent three years working on open government issues in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Operations, using the 311 information system to improve public access to health and human services. Prior to joining CDT, Emily was a graduate student researcher at UC Berkeley’s School of Information. She researched issues related to privacy, security, and trust in technical systems, as well as intellectual property.
Emily holds a Master’s of Information Management and Systems from UC Berkeley and a BA in Public Policy from Brown University.