Spandana Singh

Millennial Public Policy Fellow


Spandana Singh is a Millennial Public Policy Fellow in New America’s Open Technology Institute. She is a recent graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She completed a double major in international development and media studies, as well as a certificate program in technology entrepreneurship. Originally from India, Singh is interested in technology policy with a focus on cybersecurity and countering violent extremism.

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The Promises—and Pitfalls—of Content Regulation in the Digital Age

Tech companies use content regulation to keep their platforms safe, but users remain in the dark about most of these practices.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Put Your Money Where Your Mouse Is

Digital tools have changed the nature and scope of activism and social justice work drastically.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
I Couldn't Spot a Fake News Story, Can You?

Millennials, as both influential producers and consumers of digital content, should share the responsibility in combating fake news.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Ask Not What You Can Do for Your Community, Ask What Your Community Can Do for You

Addressing the gender disparities Non-Resident Indian millennials working abroad face when contemplating returning to India.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
The Opportunities and Inequities of a Global Internet

A continent jumping journey leads towards deeper understanding of inequalities in global internet access.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
India Begins to Embrace Digital Privacy

OTI Millennial Fellow Spandana Singh wrote for Future Tense about the ramifications of India's growing embrace of digital privacy.


MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Why We Want You to Slide into our DMs

While we live in a 140-character world, we know that greater engagement and deeper understanding are just a DM away.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
New DHS Social Media Retention Practices Threaten Privacy, Freedom of Expression

A new notice allows the DHS to collect and store social media information and search results of non-U.S. persons in the United States.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and MILLENNIALS INITIATIVE
Keeping the Internet Free and Open: SESTA Will Gut Protection for the Web as We Know It

Amending Section 230 of the CDA will have a profound and negative impact on free speech and information access in the digital world.