Meet the Estonian Woman Shaping International Cybersecurity Policy

Back in 1991, when Marina Kaljurand was new to Estonia’s recently established foreign ministry, very few people had heard of the Internet. So it seems improbable that, just over a quarter of a century later, she would be charged with leading a global commission to ensure a stable future for a cyberspace that connects nearly four billion users. But that is exactly what she has done. So as we celebrate Women’s History Month, it is not unreasonable to see Kajurand’s appointment as a milestone in the short and undeniably male-dominated history of cybersecurity.

Read the entire article by Jiyeong Jeon in Pacific Standard Magazine here.

The article was also featured in New America Weekly. 

Marina Kaljurand

Former Chair