Educational Groups

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Civic Tech Book Club

2015-present (Co-organizer)

Civic Tech Book Club is a virtual book club that meets sporadically to discuss readings related to civics and technology. The group was created in 2015 by Forest Gregg, Rebecca Ackerman, and Rebecca Williams who lived far apart from each other and wanted a space to discuss readings related to civic technology studies. Since the pandemic, the virtual group has taken on a new life and meets more frequently and often has authors join for discussions.

DC Legal Hackers

2013-2020 (Co-organizer)

DC Legal Hackers is a meetup group of 1700+ technologists, lawyers, and policymakers that meet to discuss and hack everything betwixt law and technology. Rebecca co-founded the group and hosted 70+ panels, trainings, and hackathons over 7 years. During that time, she also served on the board of Legal Hackers which shepherds 130+ chapters around the world.

Teaching & Trainings