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Adriana Amaral is a professor at the School of Creative Industries at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil. She is an expert on pop culture and fan studies in the context of digital culture and media.
Diego Groisman is a research scientist at Cybersecurity for Democracy, an independent, nonpartisan research organization at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. His team audits online platforms for misinformation and advocates for increased data transparency.
Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh is the founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim.co, an online community and media outlet created for and by millennial and Gen Z Muslims. The platform has more than two million followers across Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Snapchat.
Saif Shahin is a professor at American University in Washington, D.C. Shahin researches technology policy; the implications of disinformation online; media coverage of global politics; diversity and inclusion efforts in digital spaces; and online social movements.
Young Anna Argyris is an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. She researches the design, development and use of information technology for public health campaigns, and studies the health misinformation propagated via social media.
Christina Ferraz is the founder of Thirty6five, a public relations agency that does media relations, social media marketing and image management for nonprofits and public figures. They are an expert in marketing strategies that reach communities of color, common failures of companies in efforts to be inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in public relations.
Dolores Albarracín is the 28th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor and the Alexandra Heyman Nash University Professor, with joint appointments in the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nat Gyenes is a researcher who focuses on the intersection of the Internet and public health. She has looked at how epidemics, prolonged public health challenges and digital health misinformation effect societies.
Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University.
Sarah J. Jackson is Presidential Associate Professor and co-director of the Media, Inequality & Change Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.
Deen Freelon is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media.
Sixcia Devine is a small business growth expert. Her work focuses on entrepreneurship, social media outreach, new marketing technology, business planning, and connecting general markets to Hispanic markets.
Dr. Raina Merchant is an associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Merchant’s work is at the intersection of health and social media, mobile media and crowdsourcing.
Tressie McMillan Cottom is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; a senior research fellow at the Center for
Humera Khan is the executive director of Muflehun, a think tank specializing in preventing radicalization and countering violent extremism (CVE).
Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.
Erica Williams Simon is the CEO of Sage House, a content, experience and consulting company.
Laura Martinez, a Mexico City native, is a journalist and editor specializing in Spanish-language marketing, media and advertising.
Rey Junco is the senior director of innovation at Healogix, a consulting agency that works with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to market their products.
Laura Donnelly, founder and CEO of Latinitas, a digital magazine empowering Latina youth through media and technology, told KUT she wants to teach young Latinas to replace negative media representations of Hispanic women
Sabrina Harvey Merritt is the founder and CEO of Atlanta-based October Social Media, a social media marketing, training and consulting company.