Researcher & Writer
Rebecca Williams is a researcher and writer with expertise in data and technology policy. She has worked at all jurisdiction levels, inside and outside of government, as a civil servant, consultant, and advocate at Harvard, the Sunlight Foundation, the White House, and more. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a J.D. from Western New England University School of Law. She has won numerous legal tech awards, including American Bar Association's first 10 Women to Watch in Legal Tech.
Rebecca sees the world in power struggles, trajectories, and people talking past each other. Committed to her continuous learning and everyone's, she has hosted community groups to discuss issues betwixt civics and technology with Civic Tech Book Club and DC Legal Hackers. She believes in art, balance, cutting out what doesn't work, density, diversity, and humor. She wants to ask you about the latest thing you enjoyed to better understand you, the world, and herself.