Miriam Stankovich


Dr. Miriam Stankovich

Miriam Stankovich

Senior Digital Policy Specialist, DAI


Dr. Miriam Stankovich is a Senior Digital Policy Specialist at DAI.

She has rich research experience in leading complex projects in data protection and governance, intellectual property, and technology law, regulatory impact assessment of emerging technologies (AI, Blockchain, IoT, Virtual/Augmented Reality, and 3D Printing), and technology transfer.  She has also served as a senior legal and policy advisor for major international organizations such as the International Telecommunication Union, World Bank (IBRD), WIPO, International Finance Corporation, UNIDO, UNICRI, Inter-American Development Bank, the African Development Bank, and the European Commission. She is a highly sought-after speaker at various international fora on some of the most complex challenges in innovation, especially in the regulation of emerging tech. 

Dr. Stankovich was a Fulbright Scholar in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at Duke University School of Law, and a World Bank McNamara Scholar in Development Economics, Intellectual Property Rights, and Tech Transfer at Duke University School of Public Policy. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, books, monographs, book chapters, laws, and government reports in the areas of international intellectual property, technology transfer, innovation, and public policy and regulation of emerging technologies.