Paula Kift

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Paula Kift is a privacy and civil liberties engineer at Palantir Technologies, which she joined upon graduating with a master’s degree in media, culture, and communication from New York University in 2016. At Palantir, she primarily focuses on the technical implementation of European Union data protection law. 

Paula holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in French, European cultural studies, and Near Eastern studies from Princeton University and a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. From 2013 to 2014, she was a research assistant at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), where she primarily contributed to the institute’s Global Internet Politics (now the Data and Technology Politics) program.