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Hannah Hilligoss

Senior Project Coordinator

Hannah is a Senior Project Coordinator at Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, based at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

She manages the Techtopia initiative, works on the Center’s Ethics and Governance of AI research portfolio, and coordinates Cyberlaw Clinic operations. Prior to joining the Clinic, Hannah worked at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation where she coordinated a portfolio of projects related to democracy, transparency & accountability, and international development.

She also worked at the Small Arms Survey in Geneva where she contributed to a study on the sub-national distribution of violence against women in conflict settings. Hannah studied international relations and math at Boston College

Projects & Tools

Assembly: Disinformation

The Assembly: Disinformation Program brings together participants from academia, industry, government, and civil society from across disciplines to explore and make progress on…


Sep 25, 2018

Artificial Intelligence & Human Rights

Opportunities & Risks

en Français Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is changing the world before our eyes. The promise of AI to improve our lives is enormous. AI-based systems are already outperforming…


Jun 7, 2019

Introducing the Principled Artificial Intelligence Project

Berkman Klein’s Cyberlaw Clinic launches project to map AI principles and guidelines



It’s not enough for AI to be “ethical”; it must also be “rights respecting”

On the importance of thinking about both the human rights implications and the ethics of AI.

Oct 9, 2018