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Yaël Eisenstat

Future of Democracy Fellow, Berggruen Institute

Bio Current as of September 8, 2021

Yaël is a democracy activist currently focused on technology’s effects on the public square and democracy. She has spent 20 years working around the globe as a CIA officer, diplomat, White House advisor, Facebook’s Global Head of Elections Integrity Operations for political advertising, and the head of a global political risk firm. She is currently a Future of Democracy Fellow at the Berggruen Institute, focusing on what the public square and open, democratic debate look like in the digital world and how we can change the current incentives to reconcile social media’s dominance of these public spaces with democratic principles.