Anna Karwatka is in her final year of law school at the University of Warsaw. She graduated from the Center for American Law Studies and also spent a semester abroad studying international law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Anna is currently working on her thesis that looks at freedom of speech issues online. Professionally, she has experience working for the Commissioner for Human Rights Office, IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility department as well as Amazon’s Public Policy practice. Currently, she works at the British Embassy in Warsaw, analyzing and researching policy issues in areas such as education, rule of law and the regulatory environment in Poland. Anna has participated in various Erasmus+ training courses on social entrepreneurship and recently co-founded an organization promoting active citizenship and volunteering among youth. In 2014, she represented Poland at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as the Youth Delegate during the World Forum for Democracy. Her main interests include digital rights, United States politics and civic participation.
Updated May 20202
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