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Jessica Dheere

Director

Ranking Digital Rights

Pronouns: she/her
Jessica Dheere is director of Ranking Digital Rights, and co-authored RDR’s spring 2020 report “Getting to the Source of Infodemics: It’s the Business Model.” An affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, she is also founder, former executive director, and board member of the Beirut-based Arab digital rights organization SMEX. In 2019 she launched the CYRILLA Collaborative, which catalogs global digital rights law and case law. She was also an inaugural member of the Freedom Online Coalition’s Advisory Network and has presented at the Internet Governance Forum, the Milton Wolf Seminar on Media and Diplomacy, RightsCon, and the International Journalism Festival, among other international internet policy events. She is a graduate of Princeton University and the New School.