Geysha González is the Deputy Director for Policy Partnership for the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington, D.C.
Previously, Geysha was the Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center where she oversaw strategy and programming. She also led the Center’s work on Kremlin disinformation campaigns, including designing the annual Global Strategic Communications Forum (StratCom DC) and co-founding DisinfoPortal.org, a network of experts from the US and Europe focused on counter-disinformation efforts. Prior to joining the Council, Geysha spent two years at Freedom House, a human rights and democracy watchdog, working in various roles including as a member for the Freedom of Expression team, where she worked on issues related to digital and physical security for human rights defenders. She also contributed to Freedom House’s flagship report, Freedom in the World, and wrote several pieces on the rise of modern dictatorships and international sporting events. Her work has been featured on The Hill and The Washington Post. She holds a master’s degree in history of international relations from the London School of Economics, where she focused on transatlantic relations during the Cold War in the 1960s and 1980s. She earned her bachelor’s in international affairs with a focus on European politics from Marquette University and spent a year at King’s College London.