Policy Intern, Public Participation Project
Alexa Panati
Emerging Technology,
Science Policy,

Alexa Panati is a Policy Intern at the Federation of American Scientists, working on the Public Participation in R&D project that aims to research and develop equitable R&D practices and policies in federally-funded science projects and agencies. She is also a Science Policy Intern at the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, where she is working to publish a manuscript analyzing the results of CSPO’s Our Driverless Futures project. Currently, Alexa is an undergraduate student at Georgetown University, majoring in Philosophy and Government with a minor in Tech, Ethics & Society. Her research explores the ethics and governance of AI and emerging technologies, with work specifically on autonomous vehicles, brain-machine interfaces, and platform and internet governance. Alexa brings experience from academic research at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy as well as congressional policy work on AI in U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo’s office.