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Rashida Richardson is Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science at Northeastern University School of Law & College of Social Sciences and Humanities, where she specialises in race, emerging technologies and the law, and she is a Senior Fellow in the Digital Innovation and Democracy Initiative at the German Marshall Fund.

Rashida has previously worked on a range of civil rights issues as the Director of Policy Research at New York University’s AI Now Institute, Legislative Counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union of New York (NYCLU), and staff attorney at the Center for HIV Law and Policy.

Rashida currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University, the Advisory Board of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, the Board of Directors of the College & Community Fellowship, Advisory Board for Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, Board of Directors for Data for Black Lives, Advisory Board for the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and she is an affiliate and Advisory Board member of the Center for Critical Race + Digital Studies.