Digital Rights Foundation
Nighat Dad is the founder and Executive Director of Digital Rights Foundation, a Lahore-based non-profit working on issues of online free speech, privacy and digital safety. Nighat is currently serving as a member of the Meta independent Oversight Board, working on content moderation on the platform. Nighat is also a steering committee member of the Task Force for a Trustworthy Future Web. She has been working for over a decade on issues of online governance from the human rights perspective, online content moderation, digital authoritarianism and addressing online violence against women, minorities and other vulnerable groups. Nighat is a TED Fellow, Young global leader at WEF and spoke on digital rights and inclusion at WEF 2023.