Non-Resident Scholar, Technology and International Affairs Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Elonnai Hickok is a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an independent expert examining how technology and policy can impact and benefit society with a focus on influence operations. She is a consultant with the University of Artez, Netherlands where she explores the implementation of AI principles and the University of Munich with the AI4Dignity project where she examines the use of AI to detect extreme speech online.
She has contributed to international policy initiatives and has presented worldwide on issues of digital rights and emerging technology and the counterbalancing of governmental and individual interests and rights. She has developed research and written extensively on issues relating to privacy, cybersecurity, surveillance, intermediary liability, and AI.
To mark the Freedom Online Coalition’s (FOC) 10th anniversary, Finland, as the Chair, is organising a virtual FOC 10th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting on 3 December 2021, hosted by Pekka Haavisto, the Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs. The Ministerial, the culmination of Finland’s FOC Chairship, is an important opportunity to raise the visibility of the Coalition and to set the FOC's goals and vision for the 2020s.