Co-Founder and Executive Director
An advocate for free speech, technology activism, and secure communities, Shauna has worked as a global security analyst, focusing on the intersections of social media, politics, and transnational crime in Mexico and Latin America. Her work in security began with a Boren Fellowship to research political tolerance in Beijing. Shauna has presented her research on Mexican drug cartels and their use of social media at SXSW and the Gatlinburg Law Enforcement Conference.
Co-Founder and Deputy Director
Krystal has a long-standing background in and passion for defending human rights. She previously worked at the Alternative Information Center, where she wrote on-the-ground reports exposing human rights abuses in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. She also supported the Perquin Educational Opportunities Foundation and its projects in El Salvador, where she lived and worked with ex-guerrilla fighters from the country’s civil war. Previously, she worked on a project that preserved the historical memory of the region’s war torn past.