danah boyd

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Data & Society

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Founder and President

danah boyd is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, the founder and president of Data & Society, and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on addressing social and cultural inequities by understanding the relationship between technology and society. Her most recent books, “It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens” and “Participatory Culture in a Networked Age,” examine the intersection of everyday practices and social media. She is a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Director of both Crisis Text Line and Social Science Research Council, and a Trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian. She received a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brown University, a master's degree from the MIT Media Lab, and a Ph.D in Information from the University of California, Berkeley.
 

 

Contributions by danah boyd

  • Are the Kids All Right? Digital Media & Emerging Tech Impacting Today’s Teens
    Forum Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Opening General Session
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019