Yaël Eisenstat

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Future of Democracy Fellow, Berggruen Institute

Yaël Eisenstat is a Future of Democracy fellow at the Berggruen Institute. She focuses on what the public square and open, democratic debate look like in the digital world and how we can change the current incentives to reconcile social media's dominance of these public spaces with democratic principles. In 2018, she was Facebook’s Global Head of Elections Integrity Operations for political ads. Previously, she spent 18 years working around the globe as a CIA officer, a national security advisor to Vice President Biden, a diplomat, and the head of a global political risk firm.