Mari Dugas (@marilisdugas) is a JD candidate at NYU School of Law and has a background in cybersecurity and national security policy. Prior to law school, Mari worked at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she served as the Project Coordinator for the Center’s Cybersecurity Project and the Defending Digital Democracy Project. She supported the Projects’ work in enhancing cybersecurity and incident response preparedness of election security officials through interactive training simulations. At NYU Law, Mari is a Professional Development Co-Chair of LaLSA, a Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Fellow, a Reiss Center Student Scholar, the Co-President of the National Security Law Society, and a staff editor of the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Mari was a 1L Diversity Fellow with Cooley LLP’s cyber/data/privacy practice group in their Washington D.C. office. She graduated with a BA from Wellesley College in Political Science and Russian Area Studies in 2016.