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M. Alejandra Parra-Orlandoni

Data Ecosystems Policy

Alejandra is a proven leader, strategic adviser, and systems thinker. Her passion is to empower, elevate, and inspire others to accomplish great things.

Alejandra currently works on shaping emerging topics in tech policy, like anonymity online, privacy enhancing technologies, and the metaverse. Prior to that, she’s partnered with business, legal, and tech leaders to launch tech products, structure venture capital deals, forge corporate partnerships, commercialize intellectual property, and shape new client service offerings.

Alejandra served in the US Navy and completed two deployments, where she conducted counter-piracy operations and cooperation exercises with allied nations.

Alejandra holds degrees from Harvard Law, MIT, and the US Naval Academy. She was a Dean's Scholar at Harvard Law and a Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute Fellow.

Alejandra volunteers her time mentoring women and transitioning military veterans, and supporting organizations committed to democratizing knowledge. When she’s not working, she's spending time with family, working out, painting, making up silly songs, and playing with her dog.

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