Kyooeun Jang

Kyooeun Jang

2021-2022 Cohort

Kyooeun is interested in the influence of big tech on shaping internet governance, the precarity of digital labor, and the relationship between digital misinformation and political polarization. She received her MA from Harvard University’s Regional Studies East Asia program. Her master's thesis explored how the monetization of social media platforms has affected the conceptualization of gender and work amongst female millennials in South Korea, focusing on female employees at major tech companies and female influencers running smallscale businesses on social commerce platforms. She has also worked in the tech industry specializing in ads solutions as well as organic content.