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FOSI 2016 Annual Conference

Online Safety In Transition

Camille Francois

Principal Researcher

Jigsaw

Camille Francois is Principal Researcher at Jigsaw, a think thank and technology incubator within Alphabet. Jigsaw tackles global internet security challenges to make vulnerable users safer. Her work focuses on interdisciplinary challenges such as online harassment and hate speech, online propaganda and algorithmic bias.

Before joining Jigsaw, Camille served as Special Advisor to the Chief Data Officer of France, implementing open data & open government policies. She spent two years in residence as a Fellow at the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, working on the intersection of human rights and cyber conflict, and was a Visiting Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. She has led cybersecurity research initiatives for Mozilla, the French-American Foundation and the Software Freedom Law Center.

Camille also serves as a member of the Freedom Online Coalition international working group on An Internet Free and Secure, and on the Scientific Committee of the French Wikimedia Foundation.

A Fulbright Fellow, Camille holds an M.A. in Human Rights from the French Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences-Po) and an M.A. in International Security from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.