Amy Brouillette is the Director of Advocacy at the International Press Institute, an organization that works with a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists to defend press freedom and independent journalism around the world. As a resident fellow at CMDS since 2011, Amy has more than a decade of experience developing and leading research, advocacy, monitoring, and capacity-building projects focused on supporting and enabling independent journalism. From 2013 to 2016, she served as director the European Media Project at CMDS, a project that focused on providing tools and training for journalists and human rights defenders in Central and Southeastern Europe. Prior to joining IPI, Amy served as director of research for Ranking Digital Rights, a project that holds tech companies accountable for policies and practices affecting freedom of expression, information, and privacy. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a master’s degree in history from Central European University in Budapest.