Senior Associate

Washington, DC


As a Senior Associate at Article One, Ilse supports the human rights, responsible innovation, and social impact teams in delivering actionable insights to our clients across a range of industries.

Ilse is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service with a focus on the intersection of technology and human rights. While completing her degree, Ilse worked as a Policy Fellow at the Global Network Initiative, a multistakeholder organization that protects and advances freedom of expression and privacy rights in the ICT sector. She drafted policy statements, organized roundtables, and supported a grant from the U.S. Department of State to improve meaningful engagement between tech companies and civil society.

She also worked for the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, the German Marshall Fund, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Her research with these organizations spanned many diverse topics, including content regulation, privacy, AI, and transatlantic tech policy. Prior to her graduate studies, Ilse was a senior analyst at a B2B tech startup in Washington, D.C.

Ilse holds an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a B.A. in International Studies from Vassar College. She is proficient in German.