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Aparna Surendra


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Aparna leads development of the Strategic Research and Insight team, and manages algorithm governance and research 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 with Google DeepMind’s Ethics and Society team; LIRNEasia, a leading Sri Lankan think tank; and Stanford University‚Äôs 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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