WITNESS’ executive director will deliver a keynote and moderate a panel at the annual civic tech conference in NYC.
WIRED magazine recently published an article by WITNESS’ Program Director, Sam Gregory, on how mobile livestreaming is changing the very nature of human rights witnessing.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WITNESS today announced that Nicole Wong has joined its Board of Directors. Wong will advise the organization on engaging with emerging technologies, visual privacy and more.
WITNESS hosted a panel on Women and Technology at the United Nations to discuss how technology is being used to protect and advocate for women’s rights.
WITNESS participated in a conversation hosted by San Francisco based tech company, Neon, discussing how video technology can advance human rights and the role Silicon Valley companies can play.
This year at SXSW WITNESS will be taking part in a panel on the power of metadata to verify and amplify citizen-shot video of human rights abuse. Program director Sam Gregory will also be on hand and available for mentoring sessions.
WITNESS joins 31 organizations from 21 different countries to support proposed efforts to ensure net neutrality in the United States.
Co-founder, Peter Gabriel and Program Director, Sam Gregory, describe WITNESS’ role in advocating for human rights values in technology.