Mozilla's Tech & Society Fellows work at the intersection of technology and social justice, building and advocating for a healthier internet. In the course of their work, Fellows collaborate with host organizations in their home countries, adding sorely-needed tech savvy to the civil society sector.
Below, meet each of our Tech & Society Fellows, and click through to read their full stories.
"It was 2013, soon after the end of the Arab Spring and Reem Al-Masri was working at a magazine in Jordan. One day they were online and reaching their audience as usual — and the next, they were blocked. This forced Al-Masri and her team to learn how internet infrastructure worked and affected them."
—From the Mozilla profile "Helping Journalists Sharpen Their Understanding of Internet Governance." Read the full profile.
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Fellowships & Awards June 2, 2022
New Anthology: Political Violence in Mexico Weaponizes Digital Spaces Against Civil Society
The newly-translated anthology ‘Digital Violence in Mexico: The State Vs. Civil Society’ explores the increasing usage of digital surveillance for oppressive practices — and its impacts on human rights. Mozilla Fellow Alex Argüelles contributes to the anthology
Fellowships & Awards Sept. 2, 2021
Fellow Research: Inside the Shadowy World of Disinformation-for-hire in Kenya
Mozilla Fellows Odanga Madung and Brian Obilo reveal that Kenyan journalists, judges, and other members of civil society are facing coordinated disinformation campaigns on Twitter — and the site is doing very little to stop it.