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Wednesday, June 2 • 11:25am - 11:45am
Keynote: Restoring Balance in Technology: Lessons from the Indie Rock DIY Movement - Jenny Toomey, International Program Director, Technology and Society, Ford Foundation

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Indie rocker and technology policy leader Jenny Toomey was an early proponent of the punk and indie DIY scene where musicians took more control of their content. Hear how waves of technology movements over time altered the distribution of power in society, and how citizens in open source communities can be activists for change.

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Jenny Toomey

International Program Director, Technology and Society, Ford Foundation
Jenny Toomey is the foundation's international program director for Technology and Society. She also works closely with the Office of the President on a number of initiatives in the groundbreaking field of public interest technology. Previously, she led Ford's Internet Freedom team... Read More →

Wednesday June 2, 2021 11:25am - 11:45am PDT