Nikki Bourassa is a Project Coordinator at the Berkman Klein Center.
Nikki works on projects related to the phenomenon of harmful speech online and the effects of digital media on democracy at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. These projects build upon her background in international media development, in which she worked closely with civil society around the world to develop internet policy advocacy programs and implement digital security trainings for journalists, human rights defenders, and political activists. She also volunteers with Chayn, an organization devoted to reducing the spread of online harassment and helping victims leave their abusers. She graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species.
Outside of the Berkman Klein Center, Nikki can be found running, rowing, doing yoga, exploring new places, trying new things, and otherwise prescribing to milennial stereotypes.