Gennie Gebhart

Advocacy Director

Gennie is the Activism Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she leads a team of advocates, researchers, and policy analysts working to defend and expand digital rights online. Her work primarily focuses on consumer privacy and security, with an emphasis on third-party tracking, platform policy, and secure messaging, as well as content moderation and open access.

Gennie is also an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and serves on the program committees of several computer security research venues. Prior to joining EFF, she was a Henry Luce Scholar in Laos and Thailand, and earned a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington Information School.

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