Main focus: Antiracism, Democracy, Digital
Twitter handle: @yolandatweets
Languages: English, German
Topics: empowerment, identity, digital cultures, race, decolonisation, community building technology entrepreneurship, events
Services: Talk, Moderation, Consulting, Interview
Willing to travel for an event.
Willing to talk for nonprofit.
I am currently engaged in anti-racist and intersectionality work (BLM, 'Pleasure Activism', Anticolonialism). I am interested in democracy and power distribution, along with leadership and the future of our society.
I am a native Berliner with German-Jamaican roots. I studied American Studies and Social Sciences in my Bachelor's degree and Public Policy in my Master's degree, and completed further training in Design Thinking. I lived in France, the US and Brazil, and now live in Berlin.
As a design thinker, moerator and speaker, I have worked with clients including:
re:publica in Berlin (2018, 2019, 2020), Tech Open Air (2018), Most Wanted: Music (2019), Ashoka Changemaker United Online Summit (2020), Each One Teach One (2020), Prototype Fund (2020 / 2021).
Examples of previous talks / appearances:
In dieser Folge dreht sich alles um das Thema “Hass im Netz”, gefolgt von einem weiteren RRRIOT Quarantäne-Beitrag.
Mit dabei sind: Klara Rabl, feed the Troll
Yolanda Rother, re:publica
Beatrice Frasl, Große Töchter Podcast
Moderation: Maxi Lengger
The absence of Net Neutrality, and the introduction of free Facebook via internet.org, was craftily exploited by the new social media army employed by the country's political candidates in the 2016 elections. Fake news and misleading headlines flourished through this, and continues to contribute to an ever growing problem of misinformation online.This talk is in: English