Kaleigh Schwalbe


Program Manager, National Democratic Institute

Kaleigh Schwalbe is a Program Manager for Information Integrity on the Democracy and Technology team at the National Democratic Institute (NDI). She works with NDI’s staff and partners to develop tools and resources for countering mis/disinformation online, including gendered disinformation. Kaleigh previously worked at the McCain Institute for International Leadership and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in DC, where she managed projects and proposals focused on rule of law, transitional justice, countering disinformation, internet freedom, and cybersecurity. While there, Kaleigh led projects on tracking and countering disinformation and hate speech in Georgia, building a network of CSOs in the Balkans to track and analyze disinformation trends, and developing legal aid clinics in Pakistan. Kaleigh has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Delaware and an M.S. in Conflict Resolution from Columbia University.