Natasha Duarte is a project director at Upturn. Based in Washington, D.C., Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance and use of technology.
Hina Shamsi is director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Security Project, which is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices comply with the Constitution, civil liberties and human rights.
Xiangnong (George) Wang is a staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute, with a focus on privacy and security.
Tom Lininger is a professor of law at the University of Oregon who has written on the surveillance and infiltration of religious groups in the U.S.
Sylvester A. Johnson is founding director of the Virginia Tech Center for Humanities and a humanities scholar specializing in the study of technology, race, religion and national security.
Kathryn Montalbano is a historian of communications at the University of Kentucky who specializes in media law, religion and media, and surveillance studies.
Mike Ghouse is an Indian-American public speaker, author and interfaith activist who regularly writes on pluralism, human rights and religious freedom. He is the founder and president of the Center for Pluralism, and Director of the World Muslim Congress.
Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington provides a wide range of services for seniors and their family members, as well as intergenerational programs that build bridges between young students and older adults.
The Clare & Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging is a knowledge hub promoting all aspects of positive aging — physical, social, emotional and spiritual — from a Jewish perspective in the greater Rochester, New York, area.