Clara Broekaert is a Research Analyst at The Soufan Center. Clara has experience in computational propaganda, technology radicalization, and geopolitics. Prior to joining TSC, Clara worked as an intelligence analyst focusing on mis-, dis-, and malformation investigations, regarding critical infrastructure, election processes, and public health. In her past role at the UNESCO Chair on Youth Leadership in Nairobi, Kenya, she conducted research on various topics related to gender-based violence. Clara also previously interned at the Observatory for Humanitarian Action and the Flemish Parliament.
Clara is currently in her last semester as a graduate student in the joint program at the University of Glasgow, Trento University, and Charles University in Prague, where she focuses on the intersection of security and technology. Clara also attended Smith College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Relations.