MentorTalks: Technology, Democracy, and Winning the Information War

When: Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM EDT

Watch Online: International Exchange Alumni Facebook Page

Description:

Got 30 minutes? You’ve got a mentor! Join us for our next #MentorTalks, a Facebook Live series that puts exchange program alumni in touch with extraordinary mentors at the top of their fields. On Wednesday, March 24 at 9:00 am EDT, Nina Jankowicz, Disinformation Fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., joins us to talk about strengthening democracy, defeating disinformation and online misogyny, and mentoring the next generation. A former Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow, Nina will also discuss how her exchange experience helped build her career, share tips on her field, and answer your questions live.  Come ready to ask questions and be inspired! Use #MentorTalks when posting your questions on social media, and we’ll see you online.

Speakers:

Nina Jankowicz
Disinformation Fellow, Wilson Center

Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. 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.

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Questions about this event? Reach out to Loren Hurst at hurstlw@america.gov