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<h3 class="writer-name color-2"><a href="/profiles/hvale">hvale</a></h3>

hvale

9 posts
Translocal feminist activist, storyteller passionate for #FeministInternet FLOSS opendata, privacy, the Commons, politics on internet & people.
<h3 class="writer-name color-4"><a href="/profiles/rafia-shaikh">Rafia Shaikh</a></h3>

Rafia Shaikh

7 posts
Rafia is a tech journalist currently working as a research and communications associate at Digital Rights Foundation focusing on women's rights, internet governance, and digital security. She spends her weekends translating and romanizing languages.
<h3 class="writer-name color-1"><a href="/node/4552">Paz Peña O.</a></h3>

Paz Peña O.

7 posts
Paz es periodista. Tiene el grado de licenciada en comunicación social de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso y el grado de magíster en estudios de género, mención ciencias sociales, de la Universidad de Chile. Los últimos ocho años de su carrera los ha dedicado a trabajar temas sobre derechos digitales.
<h3 class="writer-name color-3"><a href="/profiles/namita">Namita</a></h3>

Namita

7 posts
Namita is a writer and legal researcher. She divides her time between Bengaluru in India and the many worlds in books and movies. She is currently the English language editor for GenderIT.org
<h3 class="writer-name color-1"><a href="/profiles/chenai-chair">Chenai Chair</a></h3>

Chenai Chair

6 posts
Chenai is a researcher with Research ICT Africa a non profit think tank based in South Africa Her areas of specialisation include conducting qualitative studies with a focus on gender, youth and the informal sector, internet governance and tracking pricing and pricing trends on the African mobile market. She majored in gender studies in her undergraduate studies. Currently, she holds an Masters in Social Science specialising in Global Studies from the University of Cape Town.
<h3 class="writer-name color-3"><a href="/profiles/nad-ge">Nadège</a></h3>

Nadège

6 posts
I'm part of Kéfir, a cooperative in Latinamerica that seeds and nurtures libre, autonomous and feminist digital ecosystems and former co-accomplice of Laboratorio de Interconectividades. I also freelance in web/graphic design and development, translation, writing, research and consultancy in gender and tech. When away from the screen, you can find me playing the piano or the clarinet or in the kitchen. Soy parte de la cooperativa Kéfir que siembra y cultiva ecosistemas digitales libres, autónomos y feministas y fui co-acómplice del Laboratorio de Interconectividades desde sus inicios hasta finales de 2016. También hago freelance en diseño y dearrollo web/gráfico, traducción, escritura, investigación y consultoría en género y tecnologías. Cuando no estoy delante de la pantalla, me puedes encontrar tocando el piano o el clarinete o en la cocina.
<h3 class="writer-name color-3"><a href="/profiles/dr-nicole-shephard">Dr. Nicole Shephard</a></h3>

Dr. Nicole Shephard

5 posts
Dr. Nicole Shephard is a researcher and writer interested in the gender and tech nexus, surveillance, intersectionality and digital activism. She holds a PhD in Gender (LSE) and an MSc in International Development (University of Bristol). She tweets as @kilolo_.
<h3 class="writer-name color-1"><a href="/profiles/samukelisiwe-mabaso">Samukelisiwe Mabaso</a></h3>

Samukelisiwe Mabaso

5 posts
Samukelisiwe describes herself as an unapologetic (South) African feminist. She recently submitted her master’s dissertation in media studies at the University of Cape Town. Her dissertation provides an analysis of Take Back The Tech!’s 2015 Twitter campaign during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence to discover the strategies they employ to combat the online abuse of women.
<h3 class="writer-name color-2"><a href="/profiles/yara-sallam">Yara Sallam</a></h3>

Yara Sallam

4 posts
An Arab African feminist
<h3 class="writer-name color-4"><a href="/profiles/smita">Smita</a></h3>

Smita

4 posts
Smita is a queer feminist, currently working at Point of View, India, on gender, sexuality and technology. She holds a Master's degree in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Her areas of interest include gender, queer studies, internet, technology, popular culture, films and TV shows, fandoms etc. Smita is forever in the search of good coffee.
<h3 class="writer-name color-3"><a href="/profiles/koliwe-majama">Koliwe Majama</a></h3>

Koliwe Majama

4 posts
Koliwe Majama is a Zimbabwean journalist and media rights activist with over 15 years experience. She holds a diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Harare Polytechnic College and acquired a BSc in Media and Society Studies at the Midlands State University. Koliwe has worked both as a print and broadcast journalist and contributed significantly to the development of community media in Zimbabwe. In her current position, as Programme Officer at the Media Institute of Southern Africa’s Zimbabwe Chapter and alumni of the African School of Internet Governance, Koliwe is prominently involved in Zimbabwe’s with internet governance processes through research, multi-stakeholder engagement, regional & global networking and thought leadership.
<h3 class="writer-name color-2"><a href="/profiles/patricia-pe">Patricia Peña</a></h3>

Patricia Peña

3 posts
Académica del Instituto de la Comunicación e Imagen, Universidad de Chile. Miembro del Directorio de Fundación Girls in Tech Chile. MSc en Information, Communication and Society, The London School of Economics.

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