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Soraya Chemaly

Writer, Media Critic and Rights Advocate
Soraya Chemaly is a writer, media critic and rights advocate whose work focuses on freedom of speech, and the role of gender and violence in politics, technology, media and popular culture. Her work appears in TIME, Salon, CNN, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Ms. Magazine and The Atlantic. She is a frequent media commentator and public speaker on these topics and the organizer of the Safety and Free Speech coalition, which advocates in the technology industry for the reduction of tech enabled violence against women and the expansion of freedom of expression.

Ms. Chemaly is a member of the executive boards of the Women’s Media Center and Women, Action and The Media. She returned to writing after a lengthy career in strategic planning in the media, data, and technology sectors. You can find her @schemaly on her tumblr.

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