Sara Rafsky

Sara Rafsky

Bio:

Sara Rafsky is a writer and researcher who works at the intersection of
> journalism, press freedom, human rights and documentary film in the US and
> Latin America. At Doc Society, she leads Safe + Secure, an initiative on
> mitigating risks faced by documentary filmmakers. She was previously a
> researcher at the Open Documentary Lab at MIT and a Google News Lab Fellow
> at Witness. Prior to that she was the Researcher on Central America at
> Amnesty International in Mexico City and the Americas Research Associate
> for the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York. Rafsky has written
> about culture and politics as a freelance journalist in New York, South
> America and Southeast Asia. In 2008, she received a Fulbright Grant to
> research photojournalism and the Colombian armed conflict.  She has a BA
> from Georgetown University and an MS in Comparative Media Studies from MIT,
> where she wrote her thesis "The Print that Binds: Local journalism, Civic
> life and the Public Sphere."