Berhan Taye

2022-2023
2022 Digital Civil Society Lab Practitioner Fellow

Berhan Taye is an independent researcher, analyst, and facilitator who investigates the relationship between technology, society, and social justice. She is currently a Senior Advisor at Internews’ Global Internet Freedom Project and co-hosts the Terms and Conditions Podcast.

Before joining Internews, Berhan was the Africa Policy Manager at Access Now and led the #KeepItOn campaign, a global campaign fighting against internet shutdown with a coalition of more than 220 member organizations worldwide. Berhan has held numerous research and fellowship roles with Open Technology Institute (OTI), Research Action Design (RAD), Mozilla Foundation, Design Justice Network, and others. Presently, Berhan serves on the advisory board of the Open Tech Fund (OTF), Access Now, and the steering committee of Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI) initiative.