Hacking Democracy: How Digital Disinformation Targets and Influences Voters with Joycelyn Tate

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Course Title: Hacking Democracy: How Digital Disinformation Targets and Influences Voters

Instructor: Joycelyn Tate, SAIS '05

Brought to you by Odyssey  

November 01, 2023 - November 15, 2023 (3 Sessions)  

Wednesday, 6 PM ET 

Virtual via Zoom

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: As the 2024 election cycle approaches, digital election disinformation (false information that is deliberately created and shared online) is becoming more creative at targeting and influencing voters. In this course, Joycelyn Tate teaches you how to recognize digital election disinformation and how and why it is created, distributed, and specifically targeted to voters. Joycelyn will also teach you how to protect yourself and your community against the dangers of digital election disinformation.

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ABOUT Joycelyn Tate

Joycelyn Tate is a leading expert on digital equity with a record of developing digital equity advocacy strategies to advance racial and gender equity, civil rights, and social justice in the use of, access to, and ownership of technology. As the founder and CEO of TS Strategies, Joycelyn advises senior executives of organizations on digital equity policy issues and executes public policy advocacy strategies to advance digital equity. She is also the co-founder of Make Innovative Technology for Change (MakeIT4Change) Innovation Hub, a nonprofit organization that empowers youth and adults to create technology for social change.

Joycelyn’s public service includes appointments to serve on the Communications Equity and Diversity Council at the Federal Communications Commission and as a board member of the Universal Service Administrative Company, where she managed the administration of the Universal Service Fund, a $10 billion dollar fund that provides access to affordable telecommunications and broadband services to rural, remote, and underserved communities across the country. She also served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nation’s World Conference on International Telecommunications.

Joycelyn earned a Bachelor of Arts from Howard University, a Juris Doctor from Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America, a graduate certificate of specialization from the Law and Technology Institute at the Columbus School of Law, and a graduate certificate in international studies from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

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 Event Date
Starts:
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
6:00pm EDT

Ends:
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
8:00pm EDT

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