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Thursday, August 2 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Meet Global Activists: Roundtable Mentorship Luncheon FULL

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Informal roundtable discussions will enable technologists, artists, and lawyers in the dweb community to interact with activists - both those in the field and those working remotely. Learn more about conditions where they work and the communities whose lives they are working to improve.

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Sarah Aoun

Open Web Fellow, Mozilla
Sarah Aoun is a data activist, operational security trainer, and Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow working on data privacy and security. Her work lies at the intersection of tech, human rights, and transformative justice. She’s collaborated with activists, journalists, grassroots social... Read More →
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Nighat Dad

Founder, Digital Rights Foundation
Nighat Dad is the ​Founder and executive director of the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), Pakistan, She has run the DRF since it was established in 2012, and has been a practicing lawyer since 2007, where she worked on civil​,​ criminal​ and now cyber​ litigation... Read More →
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AliReza Firoozi

Technical Coordinator, NetFreedom Pioneers
Evan (AliReza) Firoozi is a former student activist and journalist who was imprisoned by the Iranian government for more than a year, six months of which he spent in solitary confinement. He has collaborated with several organizations and universities to translate to Farsi technical... Read More →
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Emily Jacobi

Founder, Executive Director, Digital Democracy
Emily Jacobi has dedicated her life to using media and technology to amplify marginalized communities. The founder and executive director of Digital Democracy (Dd), she works to decolonize technology by centering the voices and experiences of indigenous communities, people of color and women. Since 2013, Dd has worked closely with indigenous peoples in the Amazon Rainforest to build technology for mapping and monitoring environmental t... Read More →
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Cecilia Maundu

Broadcast Journalist & Digital Security Trainer, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Cecilia Mwende Maundu is broadcast journalist working for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, which is the state broadcaster in Kenya. Cecilia is also a filmmaker with her interest being documentary filmmaking. Ms Maundu is a graduate of the University of Nairobi where she did a Bachelor... Read More →
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Nicolas Pace

Member, AlterMundi
Nicolás Pace is a member of AlterMundi A.C., a grassroots organizationsupporting rural underserved communities in their pursue for creatingtheir own telecommunications infrastructure, their own piece of internet.In doing so, Nicolas has traveled to more than 15 countries, getting... Read More →
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Dmitri Vitaliev

Founder and Director, eQualit.ie
Dmitri is the founder and director of eQualit.ie with fifteen years experience working on digital security and privacy technology with civil society organizations. He has led and participated in missions to over 40 countries, and is a recognized expert on technology training and organizational... Read More →
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Mehdi Yahyanejad

Founder and Director, NetFreedom Pioneers
Mehdi Yahyanejad is founder of Balatarin.com, the largest user-generated news website in Persian and a crucial information source in the 2009 pro-democracy protest movement in Iran. He is the co-founder and director of NetFreedom Pioneers, a nonprofit organization that delivers curated... Read More →



Thursday August 2, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm
[K] Blockchain Ballroom 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

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