Laura Schatzkin is a front-end web developer who works with EFF's amazing designers and brilliant engineers. In 2018, Laura was selected to participate in the Mozilla XRStudio Residency program, where she coded EFF's first virtual reality project, Spot the Surveillance, using Aframe. She has also worked on many of EFF's digital activism projects, including the team behind EFF's net neutrality campaign, Check Your Reps; the digital privacy guides Surveillance Self-Defense and the Security Education Companion; and the recent redesigns of EFF's main page and newsletter. She has worked in tech for over 20 years with a focus on working with non-profits and artists. She’s also worked as a software engineer, database manager of large-scale conversions, IT manager, and software quality analyst.
She has a parallel life as a visual artist and shows her art locally. On the weekends she is usually outdoors enjoying the nature of the San Francisco Bay Area.