Camille François is a researcher and consultant on cyber policy, with a focus on questions relating to cybersecurity, human rights and state interactions in cyberspace.
A two-year Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, she focuses her work on the building of norms for cyber peace and rights-respecting cybersecurity policies, and related questions in the robotics field.
She has led initiatives with institutions such as the French Prime Minister Office Task Force on Open Data & Open Government; Mozilla; the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); as well as Google, Google Ideas, the French-American Foundation & the Software Freedom Law Center.
She serves as a member of the Freedom Online Coalition international Working Group on An Internet Free and Secure. Camille has also been involved in a wide range of free culture advocacy projects and serves as a Digital Advisor for Libraries Without Borders and on the Scientific Committee of the French Wikimedia Foundation.
A Fulbright Fellow, Camille holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights from the French Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences-Po) & a Masters Degree in International Security from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where she won first prize at the Atlantic Council Cyber 9/12 National Challenge in Cyber Policy and later held a Visiting Scholarship at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. She completed her Bachelor at Sciences-Po Paris, with a year as a visiting student at Princeton University, and received legal education at Paris II - Sorbonne Universités.