Barcelona: November 11-13, 2021
Planet Earth: November 11-18, 2021
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Michelle Thorne

Managing Editor at Branch Magazine and Senior Program Officer at the Mozilla Foundation

Michelle Thorne is interested in climate justice and a fossil-free internet. As a Senior Program Officer at the Mozilla Foundation, Michelle leads a PhD program on Open Design of Trust Things (OpenDoTT) with Northumbria University and research initiatives in Mozilla’s Sustainability Program.

Michelle publishes Branch, an online magazine written by and for people who dream about a sustainable internet and recipient of the Ars Electronica Award for Digital Humanity. She is a senior advisor to the Green Web Foundation and its Green Web Fellowship program and a co-organizer of Open Climate.

Michelle is a council member of the Billion Seconds Institute, a member of ClimateAction.Tech, a network of tech workers accelerating climate action, and a Thinker in Residence at Climate KIC. Michelle founded Mozilla’s Open Internet of Things Studio, Ding magazine, the Mozilla Festival and a web literacy program called Maker Party. Michelle managed the Creative Commons international affiliate network from 2007 – 2010 and co-founded a sustainable fashion label, Zephyr Berlin.

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