Tech Policy Driven by Equity.

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Gabrielle Hibbert is an interdisciplinary tech policy researcher who focuses on data privacy, ethics, and emerging technologies to create research that strives to add value to equitable technological development. In 2024, she was named a New America #stmic Fellow, where she currently works on transparency and explainability as it pertains to data policy. She is also an advisor and adjunct at Brandeis University's Racial Justice Tech Policy Institute. Her work has appeared in the Diplomatic Courier, Bipartisan Policy Center, and Kapor Center.

[ Current Job Title ]

New America, #stmic Fellow

[ home base ]

United States

[ education ]

M.P.P., brandeis University
B.a., College of William & mary

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the research that shaped me

Security engineering research, least authority

  • over the course of 2 years I conducted security audits on various emerging technologies; assessing vulnerabilities, threats, and privacy implications for ios applications.

equitable tech policy, kapor center

  • a white paper dedicated to 9 areas of tech policy that led to the kapor center earning a 5+ million dollar grant.

alternative notions of dissent: soviet punk in east germany & siberia

  • a comparative and linguistic study of siberia's 'grazdhanskaya oborona' and east germany's 'zwitschermaschine;' analyzing decentralized information networks, misinformation, and social policy.

public Work

[ Podcasts ]


[ speaking engagements ]


[ college lectures ]


Employers, Present + Past

[ new America ]

2024 - present

[ brandeis university ]

2021 - Present

[ Least Authority ]

2021 - 2023

Interests, hobbies

  • olympic weightlifting

    non-fiction writing



English (Native)


"Gabrielle's policy research is exceptional, organized, & detail oriented. Additionally, her ability to translate from German to english is remarkable."
dr. tatjana meschede, Assistant director of institute for economic and racial equity (IERE)