Ann-Kathrin van Laere, Germany, is an MA student in Cyberpolitics and Government Studies Program at Tel Aviv University. With a background in politics and public administration studies in Germany and Belgium, she worked as a project manager at the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ GmbH) on projects with a focus on innovation management and digitalization in the global renewable energy sector. Her research interest focuses on the effects of the digital era on human rights and democracies.