Tigist Shewarega Hussen

Feminist research lead

Areas of expertise

Biography

Tigist is an Ethiopian citizen. Currently she lives in South Africa. She specialises in research on gender and ICTs, feminist digital activism and movement building, and feminist digital research methods and ethics.

Purpose of position

Convening and coordinating a Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) of partners who will undertake data-driven research to support change in policy and in discourse on internet rights in four main thematic areas: access, big data and artificial intelligence, online gender-based violence, and gendered labour in the digital economy. She works closely with the APC Women's Rights Programme’s knowledge building strategy lead, and the FIRN project team.

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