Top 100 DIET Champion 2021, DataEthics4All
Emily Jacobi is a DataEthics4All Top 100 DIET Champion 2021, and the Founder & Executive Director of Digital Democracy. Emily is a writer, speaker and passionate activist for social change. She began her career as a youth journalist, reporting from Cuba at the age of 13. She's been leveraging technology and media to create social change ever since, from organizing tech activists in southeast Asia, reporting on migrant workers in the US and helping launch Haiti's first women's call center. In 2008 Emily co-founded Digital Democracy, an organization dedicated to empowering marginalized communities by directly supporting grassroots projects and building open source tech tools to amplify civic engagement. DataEthics4All is proud to call Emily Jacobi a DIET Champion 2021 for her work in Data and Diversity, Inclusion, Ethics and Equity in Technology and AI to help the Society.
Empower marginalized communities
Founder & Executive Director