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Alina Utrata

Alina Utrata is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and a Gates-Cambridge and Marshall scholar. Her research “Silicon Valley and the State” examines technology corporations as competitors to state power.

Billionaires such as Musk, Bezos, and Branson peddle the idea that space represents a public hope, all the while reaping big private profits.

Alina Utrata