Internet Law and Policy Foundry Newsletter ! March 2021

The Foundry is very excited to welcome Hillary Brill to the Foundry as an advisor
Hillary is the Interim Executive Director of the Institute of Technology Law and Policy and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center.
Previously, she founded legislative advocacy and strategic planning practice that helps public interest organizations navigate technology policy issues. Hillary is a nationally recognized technology policy advocate, practitioner, and educator. You can read more about her work here. Please join us in welcoming Hillary. 

 Results for Hackathon 2020:
Addressing Disparities in Access to Internet
 Round of applause for all participants and to our judges!
For proposals, participants, judges and more information go to our Hackathon page.
On March 5th, Foundry Fellow Lauren Harriman hosted a webinar, showcasing the results from the Hackathon for STGlobal, including some of our participants in the 2020 Policy Hackathon – Watch it here

Latest Events: 
Career paths in Public Interest Technology (PIT) – March 25
PIT Commons of DC and Tech Congress’ Q&A conversation about career paths in Public Interest Technology (PIT). TechCongress is a nonpartisan non-profit startup bridging the gap between government and the technology community, by placing computer scientists, engineers, and other technologists to serve as technology policy advisors to Members of Congress. PIT Commons of DC is a multi-institution collaboration providing DC graduate and professional students with open access to PIT career development resources.
Election Mis/Disinformation- January 21
 Discussion on voter mis/disinformation and the policy to prevent malicious coordinated misinformation campaigns online. In case that you’ve missed this event – it’s now on YouTube.

Contribute to the Foundry’s Fundraising Campaign! 
  The Foundry is dedicated to supporting the professional development of early-career professionals in the Internet law and policy space. 
During 2020, the Foundry has hosted numerous virtual events which brought together over 500 attendees, launched a Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and organized the Foundry’s first-ever Policy Hackathon. 
To support our efforts, you can donate to our fundraising campaign,  No donation is too small!

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Newsletter Team: Kathleen Burke, Lyndsey Wajert, W. Tyler Halla, and Michal Totchani