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Sahar Massachi's work straddles social movements and the tech industry. During a four year stint at Facebook, he worked on projects to protect elections and deepen civic engagement worldwide. Before that, he ran the data for fundraising at Wikipedia, founded two prosocial startups, and served as the founding data scientist at Grovo Learning.  

He also has 12 years of diverse political experience, from community organizing on the board of Citizen Action of New York to mentoring with StartingBloc, to digital campaigning for Zephyr Teachout, and more. Sahar currently sits on the advisory committee of the Louis D. Brandeis Legacy Fund for Social Justice.  He is researching the political economy of tech giants, the structure of the modern advertising industry, design principles for better social media, and generally how to nurture the good parts of the internet while reforming the bad. 


Apr 20, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Governing the Social Media City

Video & Podcast: Integrity Design Approaches To Challenging Digital Community Problems

Video & Podcast: Two former tech insiders turned public advocates discuss ways that platforms can mitigate all kinds of harms, without creating the moral and practical problems…