Associate Fellow for Innovation and Technology

Soledad is an associate fellow for Innovation and Technology at the Rainey Center. She is a former Obama Presidential Appointee who works at the intersection of policy, community and technology. Recognized by Huffington Post in 2015 as  one of the top 40 Under 40 Latino in Foreign Policy she specializes in stakeholder engagement, communications, government relations, coalition building and diversity & inclusion. 

Motivated to continue building partnerships, increasing digital equality and knowledge of technology policy she has founded the Latino Tech Policy Initiative focusing educating policymakers, communities and individuals on the importance of thoughtful tech policies that balance innovation with people centered solutions.

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See Soledad Roybal's most recent work here.
February 14, 2019
New Rainey Center Study Examines How Russian Misinformation Attacks Are Now Using Dating Apps

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the latest Rainey Center study examines how Russian propaganda efforts are being conducted through a surprising medium: online dating apps. A new white paper by Rainey Center Associate Fellow and Ukrainian political scholar Veronika Velch shows how a female university student's accusations of sexual harassment against a high ranking […]

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February 8, 2019
Bishop Garrison: The Huawei threat is real. Congress should act accordingly.

Rainey Center co-founder and President Bishop Garrison published an op-ed at the Federal Times regarding the threat posed by Chinese telecommunications company Huawei.

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January 15, 2019
Bishop Garrison on MSNBC Discussing Border Security Issues During the Shutdown

Rainey Center co-founder and President Bishop Garrison appeared on MSNBC along with Brian Darling, the president of Liberty Government Affairs, to discuss the border security aspects of the government shutdown debate, as well as the financial impact the shutdown has on federal employees.

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