Meet the Wranglers

Wranglers are a diverse group of community members who collaborate with Mozilla staff to design and produce MozFest. They commit their time and leadership skills toward building a collaborative festival experience throughout a six-month process.


Kiwako Sakamoto

Berlin, Germany & Japan

MozFest Wrangler 2021; a feral researcher/engineer; prev @World Bank to pioneer and institutionalize data science with responsible practices

Researcher. Developer. Data Scientist. Human rights & freedoms activist, including their expression in a digital and technological context.

Wiebke Toussaint

Delft, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Trustworthy AI. Courageous, curious, creative critic en route to a PhD in Edge Intelligence.

AI Wellness

Ahnjili Z.


Mozfest Wrangler 2021. Clinical data scientist. Armchair cyberculture theorist. AI artist.

Mozfest Ambassador & AI Wellness Wrangler. Open Internet Leader. Founder at Digital Grassroots and Safety First for Girls. Misguided hermit.

mago torres

Chicago, IL. USA

journalist + researcher

Shina Dhingra

Pune, India

Mozilla Wrangler 2021. Organizer at Healthier AI. Data Analyst. Lover of all things coffee!

Creative AI

Douglas Arellanes

Prague, Czech Republic

Developing open source for media since 2002. Co-founder, Mural. Previously: Co-founder, Sourcefabric.

Gracielle Higino

Brazil / Canada

Theoretical & Quantitative Ecology freak. SciComm & Open Science leader. Catalyst of movements.

Lujain Ibrahim

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Researcher at New York University Abu Dhabi. I love sci-fi films & iced coffee.

MozFest 2021 Creative AI Wrangler. Intertwingling AI, Storytelling, Media & Cultural Heritage


Eileen Wagner

Berlin, Germany

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Sticky notes manager at Simply Secure. Founder of Decentralization Off The Shelf.

Lou Huang

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Protagonist of an open world. MozFest Wrangler 2021, project lead of Streetmix, corporate overlord at Bad Idea Factory

Nikhil Kumar

New York, NY, USA

Mozilla Wrangler 2021 // ITP @ NYU Tisch // Product and BD at Neurable, Coursera, Palantir // Chef // K-12 Educator // Biodesign and Bioart

Global Culture and Heritage

Bhuvana Meenakshi Koteeswaran

Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

MozFest Wrangler 2021/2019 |MozFest Facilitator 2018| Researcher at the Centre for Internet and Society |Mozilla Rep | Mozilla OL7 grad

Uffa Modey

Nottingham, England (and Lagos, Nigeria)

Coordinator of the Nigeria Youth Internet Governance Forum & Global Lead at Digital Grassroots. Postgraduate student at NTU. #EndSARS


MozFest Wrangler 2021. Senior UX Designer, Co-founder @BBCCape (Creating A Positive Environment) #Neurodiversity

Platform engineer and neurodiversity wrangler for Mozfest 2019 and 2021.

Working at, Intel® AI For Youth. Extracurricular at CultrStudio, Healthier AI. Mozillian for about 5 years, now serving as a Council Member.

Prathamesh Chavan

Pune, Maharashtra, India

I am an Associate Technical Project Manager at Red Hat and a MozFest Wrangler 2021.

I work for the BBC in Salford,UK running a research project exploring a concept called Cognitive Design, as well being a Neurodiversity lead


Ahmed Medien

Tunis, Tunisia

Mozfest Wrangler 2021, credibility warrior, open knowledge advocate and digital content safety researcher at the World Economic Forum.

Caleb kibet

Nairobi, Kenya

I am a 19/20 Mozilla Fellow, MozFest 2021 Openness Wangler, interested in teaching, open science, reproducibility, and community building.

Sadik Shahadu

Accra, Greater Accra region, Ghana

MozFest Wrangler for Mozilla Festival 2021, Mozilla OLX Fellow and Regional Ambassador for Indigenous Communities at Art+Feminism.

Shifting Power in Tech

Blaise Aboh

Lagos, Nigeria

MozFest Wrangler 2019. Founder Orodata Science. Designing Machine Convos at AI Envoy Robotics. Dataviz/Journalism Trainer. Water lover.

Mozilla Fellow and Mozfest Wrangler. working towards law and policy for a just, democratic and equitable AI.

jon riley

Detroit, MI, USA

MozFest Wrangler 2021 | STS Researcher - Computer mediated urban systems

Mor Rubinstein

London, UK

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Intersectional Feminist. Data and Politics Geek. Queen of my kitchen.


Mozilla Sustainability Steward

Chris Hartgerink

Berlin, DE

Shuttleworth fellow resetting research work. MozFest wrangler 2021.

Eriol Fox

Bristol, UK

MozFest Wrangler 2021! UX and Product Designer at Open Food Network. PhD researcher. Community member at Open Source Design.

Sarah Kiden

Dundee, United Kingdom (and Kampala, Uganda)

MozFest Wrangler 2021 and Marie Curie Research Fellow, Northumbria University and Mozilla. Safari drives and nature walks give me life.

Tech for Social Activism

Asmaa AbuMezied

Gaza, Palestine

Social inclusion and women rights advocate. Mozfest Wrangler 2021. Strong believer in food to bring people together.

Evelyn Arellano

San Francisco, CA

MozFest Wrangler 2019, Program Manager & facilitator at Aspiration. Passionate about building tech leadership through joyful collaboration.

Hildah Nyakwaka

Nairobi, Kenya

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Community Coordinator at Center for Digital Resilience.

Sofía Corona

Mexico City, Mexico

Community of Practice Coordinator for Code for All. MozFest Wrangler 2021. Focused on democracy and participation. Feminist latina and virgo

Youth Zone

MozFest Wrangler 2019 in the Youth Zone, secondary school student, advocate for girls in STEM/STEAM, love to code, create and make!

Dervla O'Brien

Northern Ireland

Mozfest Wrangler for YouthZone 2016-2021. Computer Science graduate, Artist, Poet & Semi-Professional Minecraft Developer (long story).

Iseult Mangan

Mayo, Ireland

Mozfest Wrangler 2019 Interested in Digital technologies and Education, creating and safe guarding digital citizenship, pizza lover

Luca Damasco

New York, NY USA

MozFest Wrangler 2021. Co-founder of, Creative Technologist and Educator.