Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Expert in human rights and technology, lawyer and activist. Co-founder and president of Panoptykon Foundation – Polish NGO defending human rights in surveillance society. Since 2012 vice-president of European Digital Rights. Graduate of the University of Warsaw (Law) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (Development Studies). Stipendist and member of Ashoka – international network of social entrepreneurs. Her work exposes the invisible: data exploitation happening behind friendly, commercial interfaces, the fallacy of free choice and political trade-offs coming with security narrative.