Emily Parker is an American writer and a digital diplomacy advisor and senior fellow at the New America Foundation. She is the author of “ Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet Underground, a collection of on-the-ground accounts of how the internet is transforming lives in China, Cuba, and Russia. Parker worked as a writer and editor for the Wall Street Journal and as an editor for the New York Times. Her writings have appeared The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, and The New Republic. Parker is a founder of Code4Country, a coding marathon that brought together Russian and American software developers to brainstorm technological solutions to challenges of openness and transparency. She was a member of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s policy planning staff, where she advised on Internet freedom, open government and digital diplomacy.