Co Director, Digital Equity Laboratory ,
The New School
Greta Byrum reimagines the way we design, build, control, and govern communications systems. As Co-Director of the Digital Equity Laboratory at The New School, she builds digital justice through applied research, community projects, and policy strategy. Previously Byrum founded and led the Resilient Communities program at New America, where she developed and led Resilient Networks NYC, an initiative bringing training, tools, and equipment for storm-hardened mesh WiFi to five neighborhoods in NYC's flood zones. She is an FM microbroadcaster, a 2017 Harvard Loeb Fellow, and serves on the board of the Metropolitan New York Libraries Council. Her poems have appeared in the Colorado Review and the Denver Quarterly.