Lori McGlinchey is the director of the Ford Foundation’s Technology and Society program, which supports civil society organizations in the U.S. and internationally working to ensure that the internet and digital technologies are designed and governed equitably to advance social and economic justice, particularly for those experiencing persistent discrimination. She previously served as senior program officer, where she led grantmaking focused on expanding broadband equity, and constraining surveillance, extractive data practices, and discriminatory predictive technologies. She also developed funding strategies to advance free expression and address information disorder. Before joining Ford in 2014, Lori was senior program officer for the U.S. Democracy Fund of the Open Society Foundations, focused on media and internet policy, government accountability, journalism, and documentary film. At OSF she developed a special initiative to address the politicization of science-based US policy making and its impact on free expression, reproductive justice, and climate policy.