Content Moderation and Human Rights
Fatima Alam is a Policy Advisor at Google. She works on content moderation, focusing on polices and enforcement relating to controversial and harmful online content and behaviors. Previously, as a Public Policy Analyst, she advised on cartography and mapping policies, and also on the economic and social value of Internet technologies in emerging markets. She has also worked in Political Risk Analysis. Broadly, her research has involved a deepening interest in the way policy decisions are made in the areas of Science and Technology in democracies around the world, and the various roles played therein by elected representatives, bureaucrats, subject matter experts, civil society, and industry. She was a Carr Center Technology and Human Rights Fellow in 2019.
Fatima read Literature and Politics at university. She has an MA in International Economic and International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.