Jessi Whitby

Jessi is a Research Assistant for the Youth and Media team at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. A lawyer by training and policy advisor to the Australian Government, Jessi’s research interest is in how the digital world will impact existing societal inequalities, with a particular focus on LGBTQ and Indigenous youth. She graduated with an LLB/BA from the University of Queensland, Australia, an LLM from the Australian National University, and is currently obtaining dual admission as an attorney in the USA (through New York state). Jessi was a legal investigator at Australia’s national Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and at inquiry into adolescent mental health. Jessi loves playing softball, bouldering, and sharing music tips with the interns!