Alena Popova

Alena Popova

Former Fellow

Founder, Ethics & Technology

Areas of Expertise


Alena Popova is a human rights activist and the founder of the Ethics & Technology think tank. She advocates for digital rights and using technology for the public good. Ms. Popova has actively fought against the adoption of the Yarovaya law and other unconstitutional legislation that violates the privacy and autonomy of Russian citizens. She participates in the expert group of the ANO "Digital Economy" on the development of regulation in the field of big data and artificial intelligence. Alena holds a law degree from Kutafin Moscow State Law University and a journalism degree from Lomonosov Moscow State University.