Sabrina Hersi Issa

CEO, Be Bold Media

Sabrina Hersi Issa
Sabrina Hersi Issa is an award-winning technologist focused on global advocacy and media innovation. She is the CEO of Be Bold Media, a digital agency focused on global advocacy that produces Relief Hack, a hackathon series to build and improve technology tools for humanitarian relief and Vanguard, a global donor engagement program. Sabrina is the co-founder of End Famine, a campaign to develop and invest in sustainable solutions to hunger, food security and humanitarian assistance. She co-directs New/s Disruptors, a project working to re-frame the narrative of digital disruption in journalism to champion the experiences and contributions of diverse voices. Sabrina also organizes Rights + Tech, a gathering for technologists and activists and runs Survivor Fund, a political fund dedicated to supporting the rights of survivors of sexualized violence. Previously, Sabrina was a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute where she worked on issues related to technology, human rights and humanitarian disasters. She has worked for Afghans for Civil Society, Oxfam America, NBC News and National Public Radio stations.

Sabrina sits on the board of directors of Exhale Pro-Voice, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Web of Change and the Project on Middle East Democracy.


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