Meedan and Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Nat Gyenes is a researcher, anthropologist and writer focusing on the intersection of health and technology. As special projects lead at Meedan, she builds tools for global journalism and translation, access to information, and digital inclusion. She also leads the health misinformation working group at the Credibility Coalition, and as research affiliate at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center, examines the way that the health information we encounter online impacts disease distribution. She studies the role that epidemics—and digital misinfodemics—have in changing cultures, traditions, and societies. Before joining Meedan, Nat worked at the MIT Media Lab, with the UN Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, developed guidelines for health professionals working with trauma-affected refugees, and attended the Harvard School of Public Health.