Tech ethicist, rights advocate and storyteller
Mathana is a Berlin-based tech ethicist, rights advocate and storyteller who investigates the impact of emerging technologies on individuals, communities and culture. Their multidisciplinary research brings together art, anthropology, philosophy and socio-economic analysis.

They are a member of working groups at the IEEE’s Global Initiative for Ethical Al and Autonomous Systems where they co-author technical standards around algorithmic bias and personal Al assistants.

Mathana is a fellow at the Centre for Internet and Human Rights at the European University Viadrina, and holds an MA in Global Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a BA in international relations and law from the University of Texas at Dallas.