Build an Internet for, and from, Us All

Left to right: Anasuya Sengupta, Siko Bouterse and Kira Allmann.Credits: Jasanpictures/CC BY-SA 4.0; Matthew Roth/CC BY-SA 3.0

The Internet is known to be a democratizing force, yet much of the content published on sites like Wikipedia remains skewed towards the biases of their North American or European editors, who are often in positions of power and privilege. In order to realize the full potential of the Internet and improve representation of marginalized communities online, greater diversity of content must be created, and curated, with the involvement of women, people of colour, and people connecting from outside the United States.

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