Julia-Silvana Hofstetter is Senior Advisor at the ICT4Peace Foundation and Co-Head of the Peace and Security Program at foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy. She previously worked at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) ETH Zurich, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). She holds an MA in International Relations and Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) Geneva and a post-graduate certificate in International Conflict Management from the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI) and the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna. Julia’s areas of interest include innovation in peacebuilding, the implications of digital technologies for peace and security, and the nexus between cybersecurity and gender.