Amanda Kraley is a research associate at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where she develops and supports research projects on data and technology politics, focusing on security and internet infrastructure. She previously oversaw the Transatlantic Digital Debates fellowship program.
Prior to GPPi, she was a freelance project manager for Google’s Women Will, where she led research development on equity in the digital economy. Her previous research experience includes supporting the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and co-designing an internal displacement mapping tool at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Amanda also has a background in journalism, for which she worked as a researcher and producer at the US-based news outlet Axios.
Amanda’s academic work has been supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Albright Institute, and the Anchor Point Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and is pursuing a master’s degree at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where she serves on the student advisory board for the Centre for Digital Governance.