Sanne Stevens is a researcher, trained facilitator and advisor with many years of experience working with civil society organisations and media organisations in field of technology, digital safety and Internet freedom. Sanne’s current research focuses on shortcomings and failure of data-driven technologies and their effect on inequalities and social justice issues. Besides conducting critical research, she facilitates workshops, meetings and practical workshops for activists, journalists and civil society worldwide about basic digital security practices, surveillance, data tracking and strategies against online harassment. As a community coordinator, she stimulates inclusive knowledge sharing and collaboration. She has worked with the Digital Defenders Partnership (Hivos), VPRO and is member of the Advisory Council of the Open Tech Fund and Qurium. Collaborations and advisory work include the Data Justice Lab, Ada Lovelace Institute and IFEX.
Sanne is a Table Co-Director in the Justice, Equity and Technology Project.