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Highlights from the 2023 Eradicate Hate Global Summit: Media | Video

Cynthia M. Deitle

Cynthia M. Deitle

Director & Associate General Counsel, Civil Rights, Meta

Eradicate Hate:
2022, 2023

Cynthia M. Deitle is a Director, Associate General Counsel of Civil Rights at Meta. Prior to joining Meta, she served as the Director of Civil Rights Reform at the Matthew Shepard Foundation for four years and led their national hate crime enforcement training program for law enforcement officers and prosecutors. Deitle retired as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after serving for 22 years specializing in civil rights, particularly in the fields of hate crimes, police abuse and misconduct, community outreach, and victims’ rights.

Deitle is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, and a cum laude graduate of New England Law Boston where she earned her Juris Doctor degree. Deitle earned a Master of Laws degree in Criminal Law from New York University School of Law and a Master of Laws degree in Constitutional Law from the George Washington University National Law Center.


The Summit unites the public and private sectors, domestic and international, against hate and extremism. Researchers, activists, lawyers, technology experts, political leaders, and more come together, each bringing their unique tools to the fight. Important relationships that were established at the Summit in 2021 have carried forward into working groups with concrete deliverables for 2022 and beyond.

Mary McCord Visiting Professor of Law and Executive Director, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP), Georgetown University Law Center