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Aparna Surendra

Technology Policy Analyst

Aparna Surendra provides research, public policy development, and data science services across emerging technology policy and data-rich compliance projects.

Aparna has a background in policy and data science. She was most recently a Data Science Fellow with the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), where she supported software development and worked with journalists on active investigations.

Previously, Aparna held roles at Google DeepMind (as an intern on Ethics and Society team), LIRNEasia (a Sri Lankan technology policy think tank), and Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.

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