Speaker Profile

Desiree Kane

Trans-media storyteller, journalist, organizer

Desiree Kane (@dbirdy) is a proud Miwok American Indian and a published journalist working with with various media orgs on stories, investigative documentaries, and more. She's served on a number of boards, the most prestigious being The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, has received a TED scholarship to travel to Doha, Qatar where she spoke to organizers from around the world on building digital media internships in the NGO environment, and is a founder of The PPL, the home for independent media during the 2012 DNC. Desiree currently serves on the Netroots Nation staff and is in her 3rd year as an NN organizer.

Netroots Nation participation