Dalia Othman

Dalia is a Research Affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a former Visiting Scholar at MIT’s Center for Civic Media. During her time at Harvard and MIT, Dalia focused her work on researching online civic engagement in the Arab World and exploring different themes around data storytelling. She also co-founded NetStories.org a resource site about data storytelling tools. Prior to that Dalia worked at the mobile tech startup Souktel and was a lecturer of New Media at Birzeit University. She is passionate about digital rights and Civic Tech and continuously strives towards empowering marginalized communities through technology.

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Latest posts by Dalia Othman

April 17, 2016

It's time we talked about burnout!

Last February I was privileged to be part of the Global Voices Exchange gathering in Marseille and I spent an intense week with an amazing group of powerful women from...

January 7, 2016

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions/ Consumer Boycott Campaign

In 2005, Palestinian civil society issued a call for a campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights. The Consumer Boycott Campaign focuses on a consumer boycott of Israeli companies, goods and services and/or of international companies involved in Israeli policies violating Palestinian human rights and international law.