Katarzyna Szymielewicz is a lawyer specialized in human rights and technology. She’s the co-founder and president of the Panoptykon Foundation – a Polish NGO defending human rights in the context of contemporary forms of surveillance. Katarzyna acts as vice-president of European Digital Rights, a coalition of 33 privacy and civil rights organizations. She is a board member of the Tactical Technology Collective and of Amnesty International (Poland). A graduate of the University of Warsaw (Law) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (Development Studies), she is now a member of the Council for Digitisation in Poland.