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Maria Barsallo Lynch

Executive Director | Defending Digital Democracy Project, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Maria Barsallo Lynch is the Executive Director of the Defending Digital Democracy Project.

Barsallo Lynch brings a background in politics and the cross-section of cybersecurity and technology to the leadership team of the Defending Digital Democracy Project (D3P) to help grow the project’s work and impact in providing solutions and tools to keep democratic processes safe. She believes in the importance of helping decision makers and consumers gain literacy in the growing fields of cybersecurity, technology innovation, and the space in between.

Barsallo Lynch holds a B.A. from The Colorado College and serves on its Alumni Association Committee. She is also an alumna of the International DO School Fellowship.  She lives between Boston and Washington, D.C., with her husband, Dermot.

State Expertise: National
Speaks: English

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