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Dragana Kaurin is a human rights researcher, and founder of The Localization Lab, an organization that facilitates localization and user feedback between developers and end users.

She will be focusing her research on developing a collaborative user framework for local partners to be able to provide usability and technical feedback directly to developers of civic tech tools, such as circumvention technology, and digital security and privacy tools, to better identify unmet user needs and develop the norm of developing this technology with your end user, and not just for them.


Feb 5, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Dragana Kaurin

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Dragana's work is committed to "de-colonizing the net" and helping to empower communities worldwide in overcoming language and cultural barriers on the Internet. More


Public Radio Tulsa

Does Facebook Need A Humanitarian Partner For Its New Digital Currency?

Dragana Kaurin says that Libra is getting more out of the relationship than Mercy Corps

Jul 19, 2019

Why Libra Needs A Humanitarian Fig Leaf

Facebook says its Libra payment platform promises benefits to the poor and unbanked. NGO Mercy Corps is lending its credibility to that social impact promise, but at what cost?

Jul 8, 2019
World Refugee Council

Data Protection and Digital Agency for Refugees

How the vast amount of data collected from refugees is gathered, stored and shared today

May 15, 2019

Technology to Combat Authoritarianism

Localization Lab founder and Berkman Klein fellow Dragana Kaurin talks about communication tools to protect refugees, journalists, and human rights activists.

May 13, 2019