Esther is working on the Global TechNet working group while also studying cyber security and global digital governance.

The Global TechNet working group offers a platform to convene and inspire interdisciplinary research, dialogue and scholarship on global technology law and policy with a particular focus on elevating perspectives from, and concerns of, the Global South.

Previously, Esther served as a U.S. diplomat in embassies in Central Asia and China, was selected as a Forbes 30 under 30 in Law and Policy in 2019, Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow and Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow for New Americans in 2012. She has a Master’s from Harvard University in Russian, Eastern European, and Central Asia Studies.