Anna Lenhart

Office of Congresswoman Lori Trahan

Senior Legislative Aide and Technology Policy Advisor

Anna Lenhart is the Senior Legislative Aide and Technology Policy Advisor to Representative Lori Trahan.  The Congresswoman has been an outspoken advocate for child online protection and comprehensive platform accountability in her role on the House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee.

Prior to working for Congress, Anna was a Senior Consultant and the AI Ethics Initiative Lead for IBM’s Federal Government Consulting Division, training data scientists and operationalizing principles of transparency, algorithm bias and privacy rights in AI and Machine Learning systems. She has researched the human right to freedom from discrimination in algorithms, public views on autonomous vehicles and the impact of AI on the workforce. She holds a master’s degree from Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan and a BS in Civil Engineering and Engineering Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to graduate school, Anna was the owner of Anani Cloud Solutions, a consulting firm that implemented and optimized Salesforce CRM for non-profit organizations.