Danielle Kehl is a fellow at New
America's Open Technology Institute, where she researches and writes about
technology policy issues. She was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at OTI and
led the program's Internet governance and Internet freedom portfolio, where
among other things she advised the U.S. government delegation to the
International Telecommunication Union's 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in
South Korea and testified before Congress on Internet governance issues.
Danielle has also written on a wide
range of topics including encryption policy, net neutrality, NSA surveillance,
broadband competition, universal service, and U.S. export controls and
sanctions. Her writing has appeared in CNN, Slate, The Hill, Fortune, Vox, the
Chronicle of Higher Education, the Journal of Information Policy, and the
Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, among others.
Before coming to New America, Danielle
worked at Access (AccessNow.org), an international NGO which advocates for
digital human rights. Prior to that, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Rwanda,
where she taught English at a nursing college and assisted with community
development projects in the town of Rwamagana. She graduated cum laude from
Yale University with a B.A. in history, concentrating her studies on political
and social movements in the 20th century. She is currently pursuing a J.D. at
Harvard Law School.