Shauna Dillavou

Executive director and co-founder of CommunityRED

Shauna Dillavou
Shauna Dillavou is the executive director and co-founder of CommunityRED, whose mission is to improve the digital security of journalists and activists in conflict zones. Shauna previously worked as a global security analyst, focusing on the intersections of social media, politics, and transnational crime in Mexico and Latin America. Her work in security began with a National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship to research political tolerance in Beijing. Shauna has presented her work on Mexican drug cartels and their use of social media at SXSW and the Gatlinburg Law Enforcement Conference. Shauna speaks Spanish and Mandarin.


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