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Thursday, March 31 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Security, Technology and Rights: Balancing Needs in a Race to Radicalize and Counter-Radicalize

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More than ever before, the intersection of security, technology and rights is being challenged and negotiated among the media, governments, philanthropists, civil society and the technology community. Hear from leaders in these fields who will discuss their opinions on the appropriate balance in a time of rising political violence fueled by ideology, playing out on technology platforms as the race to radicalize and counter-radicalize happens across the globe.

The goal of this session is to have a robust, provocative discussion about the real cost/benefit analysis around national security, human rights and legal rights, against the backdrop a world that is rapidly technologizing.

Speakers
avatar for Meredith Stricker

Meredith Stricker

Program Director, Peace and Security Funders Group
Meredith Stricker is currently the Program Director at the Peace and Security Funders Group, a coalition of over 50 funders who work together to enhance peace and security grant making. Before joining PSFG, Ms. Stricker worked on human rights and anti-poverty programs in Africa and Asia, most recently as Executive Director of the Zameer Foundation, which centered efforts on innovative educational opportunities for orphans and vulnerable... Read More →
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Eli Sugarman

Program Officer, Hewlett Foundation
I manage the Cyber Initiative at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Our goal is to help build a robust, multidisciplinary cybersecurity field that serves the public interest by ensuring the security, stability and resilience of connected devices and a free and open Internet.
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Haroon Ullah

Member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State


Thursday March 31, 2016 10:30am - 11:45am
The Fishbowl

Attendees (45)