Kirsten Fiedler is the outgoing Managing Director of the Brussels-based NGO European Digital Rights (EDRi). EDRi is an association of 39 civil rights groups from across Europe which defend human rights in the digital environment. Kirsten is now in charge of Policy & Campaigns to defend rights and freedoms online as an essential element of functioning democracies in Europe.
After her European studies in the UK, France and Germany, Kirsten started blogging about digital rights issues and advocating for civil rights in the digital environment. In her spare time, she writes for Netzpolitik.org, contributes to national NGOs Digitale Gesellschaft e. V. and NURPA. From time to time she's DJing (a never-ending learning process).