“I mean that’s the ultimate dream right? Like, I think if you think back to 2011-2012 when you saw these uprisings around the world that were live streamed you saw Occupy protests and it was: “Oh, the Internet is great!…it’s gonna democratize communication” and I think to a certain extent it has and certainly voices have emerged that wouldn’t have otherwise. We are also seeing you know the ill-affect of that. Ya know, and that Holocaust deniers have a voice and conspiracy theorists have a voice and white nationalists have a voice, so finding the right balance of that I think is going to be the battle of a generation”
Previously, she was a digital strategist for Democratic campaigns and progressive causes. She worked with influencers and online communities to raise money, mobilize activists, drive online conversations and shape media narratives. Her familiarity with this space gives her a unique insight into how trolls and extremists organize.