Leslie Harris

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Leslie Harris
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Harris speaking in 2009
Born United States
Occupation President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology

Leslie Harris is the president and chief executive officer of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) in Washington, D.C. in the United States.[1] Harris joined CDT in 2005 as executive director. She manages the organization and serves its chief spokesperson, and has occasionally testified before Congress.[1]

CDT prepared a detailed Internet policy document[2] for the Obama administration and Harris said she felt the administration had listened.[3]

She previously was the founder of Leslis Harris & Associates, and worked for People for the American Way and the American Civil Liberties Union. She holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Leslie Harris". Center for Democracy and Technology. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  2. ^ "The Internet in Transition". Center for Democracy and Technology. 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  3. ^ Staying Safe Online: The Need for Cybersecurity. The White House. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 

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