Falvey - Sarah

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Sarah is a Policy Manager in Google’s Washington, D.C. office where she manages a portfolio of issues related to international Internet policy, Internet governance, and free expression.  Sarah drives Google’s engagement strategy with a host of international organizations (such as the UN, Internet Governance Forum, and International Telecommunication Union) and furthers Google’s open Internet goals within the international policy space. She is responsible for all outreach to the U.S. Government on international Internet policy and she serves as one of Google’s representatives on the U.S. delegation to the World Conference on International Telecommunications, a treaty-making conference taking place in Dubai in December 2012. This conference has the potential to change the way the Internet is regulated on a global scale. Sarah also serves as Deputy Director of Google’s new generic top-level domain program, where she serves as primary contact for all of Google’s ninety-eight applications. In this role, Sarah is part of an entirely new and cross-functional business within the company and she is responsible for all outreach to the U.S Government as well as other key stakeholders within the space.  Sarah has co-authored two articles on international policy issues for cloud computing in peer-reviewed international journals and frequently serves as a speaker and blogger for the company.  Prior to working at Google, Sarah was an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security on issues related to Internet governance, cybersecurity and Domain Name System security, and cyber risk management. Sarah holds dual Masters degrees in International Relations (MA-IR) and Public Administration (MPA) from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and received a BA in International Relations and German at Hamilton College.