Rachel Wolbers

Rachel Wolbers is an internet policy specialist with the Office of International Affairs at the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Located within the US Department of Commerce, NTIA is the executive branch agency principally responsible for advising the US President on telecommunications and information policy issues. Before NTIA, Rachel was the policy director at Engine, a non-profit technology policy, research and advocacy organization that bridges the gap between policymakers and startups. Previously, she worked on Capitol Hill for several years, including as counsel for Congressman Blake Farenthold, a member of the US House Judiciary Committee, where she advised on the technology and telecom portfolio. Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in international economics from George Washington University and a juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University, where she served as the managing editor of the university’s Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet.