Maira Sutton

Global Policy Analyst
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Maira works on EFF's International Team monitoring and advocating around emerging tech policy around the world with a focus on intellectual property and innovation issues. She earned her BA at UC Santa Cruz in Politics and Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies. At UCSC, she was a Fellow and Coordinator for the Global Information Internship Program (GIIP: giip.org), a program that trains undergraduate students to become enterprising tech-literate activists for local to global social justice issues. In 2008, Maira lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as a legal researcher and tech intern with Sisters in Islam, a Muslim women's rights organization. Prior to joining EFF, she was a paralegal and legal researcher at a law firm in Los Angeles that was specialized in fighting redevelopment, eminent domain, and unfair government practices.

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