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Keynote Speaker Nina Jankowicz

Wilson Center Fellow; Founder, Sophias Strategies LLC; Former Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow

Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology. She is the author of How To Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict (Bloomsbury/IBTauris). Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the auspices of a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and others. She is a frequent television and radio commentator on disinformation and Russian and Eastern European affairs. Prior to her Fulbright grant in Ukraine, Ms. Jankowicz managed democracy assistance programs to Russia and Belarus at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and her BA from Bryn Mawr College.

Ms. Jankowicz’s most recent work at the Wilson Center includes:

  • Malign Creativity: How Gender, Sex, and Lies are Weaponized Against Women Online
  • Bridging the Trust Gap: How the West Can Learn from Eastern EU’s Experience Battling Russian Disinformation.
  • Comparative Approaches to Countering Disinformation and Regulating Social Media in the Digital Age