Alexandra Kulikova is the Global Stakeholder Engagement Manager for Eastern Europe and Central Asia at ICANN, also acting as a PIR Center consultant on global Internet governance and international information security. Alexandra's research interests include national and global internet governance, privacy and data protection online, state and corporate policies on ICT security, international cyber strategies and policies. Previously Alexandra participated in the LSE Media Policy Project research group at the London School of Economics and Political Science as a research assistant (2012-2014). She holds an MSc degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Media and Communication Governance and a graduate degree from Moscow State Linguistic University in the theory and practice of intercultural communication and teaching foreign languages and cultures. In 2006 she did an internship at the Language Policy Division at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France.
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