Lisha Sterling

**Lisha Sterling** (@lishevita) is the executive director of Geeks Without Bounds, a nonprofit organization which supports open-source humanitarian technology in low resource areas. She has worked on infrastructure projects in low resource countries, technology solutions for disaster response, and mobile phone-based information resources for people living in refugee camps. She spent six months at Standing Rock and then spent much of the following year helping lawyers and activists improve their digital security and diagnose potential attacks on their devices. She also advised technical volunteers at other water protector camps across the U.S.