Mailyn Fidler, from Bloomington, Indiana, attends Stanford, where she studies the intersection of technology and policy. She completed a thesis on governance of the "Internet of Things," interviewing experts in eight countries. Her second thesis investigates security implications of the global trade in "zero-day" software exploits. Elected as a junior to Phi Beta Kappa, Fidler was a policy consultant at Google and interned at the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration. She founded the Stanford Computer Science & Society speaker series and co-founded the Stanford Journal of Public Health. At Oxford, Fidler plans to pursue an MPhil in International Relations.