Bex Hurwitz

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Bex Hurwitz

Tiny Gigantic

Bex Hong Hurwitz is an enthusiastic breaker and maker of technology for social justice. Bex believes in the transformative power of people coming together to affect change. They see holistic security as one of many super powers social justice movements have to care for each other, be more sustainable and stand stronger against injustice. Bex is part of queer and Korean-American-Adoptee movements in the U.S. and they find inspiration and wisdom in working alongside others with the deep understanding that our liberation is linked. They hold a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003) and an MA from University of California Berkeley in Information Science (2010) and were a 2017-2018 Fellow with Data and Society, and a 2017 Fellow with the Open Technology Fund.

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