Connie Moon Sehat
- Connie Moon Sehat is an invited speaker for WikiConference North America 2021
Connie leads the News Quality Initiative and is Researcher-at-large for Hacks/Hackers. This year, she was also a Senior Fellow for Media, Entertainment and Sport Industries at the World Economic Forum. Connie has focused on the intersections of technology and democratic life for the past twenty years, including the direction of projects like NewsFrames at Global Voices, the New Orleans Research Collaborative, and ELMO (election, human rights, and health monitoring). Her doctorate from Rice University specialized in twentieth century German history, with minor fields in Enlightenment Europe and Modern Japan.
Dr. Sehat’s first job out of college allowed her to develop software for the International Space Station. Most recently, she has served as Research Community Lead of the Credibility Coalition and also previously worked for The Carter Center, Emory University, and The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.