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Public interest tech is about all of us. To thrive, it needs the talent and dedication of people, organizations, and funders.

Which One Are You?

“Being on the Internet is not a privilege—it’s a right.”

Behran Taye Gemeda, peace studies practitioner and social justice activist

Activists address injustice in our communities and seek broader social change.  Those who work at the intersection of activism and tech—like activist Berhan Taye Gemeda and future of work advocate Michelle Miller—are serving the greater public good. We also call them public interest technologists.

“We must continue to fight to make sure the Internet is open, accessible, and affordable to the millions and millions of people who need information.”

Activist Berhan Gemeda talks about the dangers of censorship and surveillance.

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