Amrita Vasudevan is a CIGI fellow and an independent researcher based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her research focuses on the political economy of regulating digital technologies and investigating the impact of these technologies through a feminist lens.
Her work falls at the intersection of law, technology and society with a focus on the Global South. She has previously worked for IT for Change and the Digital Futures Lab, both research and advocacy organizations in India. She has written on issues of gender-based cyber violence, platform governance, regulation of artificial intelligence and data governance and trade. She has also worked as a legislative assistant to a member of Parliament in India.
Amrita holds a master of law from Yale Law School, which she attended on a Fulbright-Nehru Master’s Fellowship.