Mishi Choudhary (Class of 2015)
Mishi Choudhary is a technology lawyer and an online civil liberties activist with law practice in New York and New Delhi. She is the Legal Director of the New York based Software Freedom Law Center and Partner at Moglen & Associates.
In 2010, she founded SFLC.in where she served as its President and Executive Director until 2017. Under her direction, SFLC.in has become the premier non-profit organization representing the rights of Internet users and free software developers in India. She was one of the lead counsels for a case on online free speech in which the Supreme Court delivered a landmark verdict, ruling Section 66A of the Information Technology Act as unconstitutional. She was also part of the coalition that worked on the Network Neutrality campaign in India that put a stop to Freebasics by Facebook in India.
In 2016 she was inducted into the Aspen Global Leadership Network by the Aspen Institute Institute. She advises Columbia University's Global Freedom of Expression project and serves on the Board of IFEX and Global Network Initiative.