Shauna Dillavou

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Shauna Dillavou

Shauna Dillavou
Executive Director
CommunityRED
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Shauna Dillavou is the executive director of CommunityRED, a nonprofit delivering secure technology solutions to citizen reporters surviving the drug war in Mexico, behind the Great Digital Wall of China, and struggling for democracy in the Middle East. Shauna previously worked as an open source analyst of global security issues, focusing on the intersections of social media, politics, and transnational crime in Mexico and Latin America. She also trained law enforcement in social media exploitation. Shauna’s work in security began with a National Security Education Program Boren Fellowship to research political tolerance in Beijing, China. Shauna represented CommunityRED at the 2013 SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX. In 2012, Shauna delivered a presentation on Mexican drug cartels’ use of social media at SXSW and at the Gatlinburg Law Enforcement Conference. She has also been invited to attend the 2013 Web of Change conference.