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Greta Byrum

Principal | HR&A Advisors
Greta Byrum is Broadband & Digital Equity principal at HR&A Advisors. She served as program director for the Social Science Research Council’s Just Tech program until 2022. Previously, Byrum founded Community Tech NY, a nonprofit building collaborative community-owned broadband ecosystems with local partners; cocreated the New School’s Digital Equity Lab; and founded the Resilient Communities Program at New America, an initiative bringing storm-hardened mesh WiFi to five neighborhoods in NYC’s flood zones. She has a background in urban planning, communication technologies, and poetry; was a Loeb and a Fulbright Fellow; and currently serves on the board of the Metropolitan New York Library Council. Her work is dedicated to just, healthy digital futures envisioned and guided by those most impacted by technological predation, displacement, and extraction.

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