Dragana Kaurin

Program Officer, Open Internet Tools Project
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Dragana is the program officer of OTI's Open Internet Tools Project. She has worked in Information Management and Communications at UN OCHA and UNICEF, before entering the Human Rights Studies program at Columbia where she did research on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis in Lebanon and Syria. Ms. Kaurin is an experienced crisis mapper, has worked as a researcher for Ushahidi, and managed a number of Ushahidi mapping deployments. She is originally from Bosnia, where she worked in refugee rights with organizations like the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, and Builders for Peace. She speaks French, Arabic, and Serbo-Croatian.

Ms. Kaurin comes to OpenITP from Columbia University, where she was a member of the New Media Task Force Group at SIPA. She has a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Arabic Language from Ohio State University, and an M.A. in Human Rights from Columbia University.

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