Bex Hurwitz is a co-founder of Research Action Design, a worker owned cooperative that uses community-led research, collaborative design of technology and media, and secure digital strategies to build the power of grassroots social movements. Prior to RAD, Bex was the Codesign Facilitator and Community Organizer with the MIT Center for Civic Media (2012-2014). Bex holds a B.S. in Comparative Media Studies from MIT and an M.S. in Information Management and Systems from the UC Berkeley iSchool.
DatabitesData & Society Fellow Bex Hurwitz describes their work as an activist and the relationship this work has to their research. What does digital security look like for activists? Digital security is about survival, and it i... Read moreJune 2018