U.S. Policy Manager
Amie Stepanovich is U.S. Policy Manager and Global Policy Counsel at Access Now, where she works to protect human rights in laws and policies involving technologies and their use. Amie manages and develops the organization's U.S. policy and leads global projects at the intersection of human rights and government surveillance. Previously, Amie was the Director of the Domestic Surveillance Project at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, where she testified in hearings in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in front of the German and Australian Parliaments. Amie is a board member of the Internet Education Foundation and an advisory board member for the Future of Privacy Forum. From 2014-2015, she was a liaison to the American Bar Association's Cybersecurity Task Force and she co-chaired the 2014 Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference. In 2015, Amie was an American delegate to the American Swiss Foundation’s Young Leaders Conference. She was a member of the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue’s Young Leaders Dialogue (YLD) from 2017-2018 and for 2019-2020 was named an American Program Manager. In addition, Amie was named as a Privacy Ambassador by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada and was recognized in 2014 as one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 leaders in Law and Policy. She has a J.D. from New York Law School, and a B.S. from the Florida State University.