(Pam) Mei Harrison, PhD

Associate Director of Institutional Support

Mei supports EFF's important work advancing digital privacy, free speech, and innovation through a focus on grants and donations from foundations and organizations. She has a PhD in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) from UC Berkeley under the advisement of Carolyn Merchant, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics. Since then, she has worked in development at Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), a leading climate justice organization, the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC), and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (CCCSF) briefly. She served on the Board of Directors at Bike East Bay in 2020-21 and was an Oakland Cultural Space Ambassador in 2019. Mei has a BS in Biology and Biotechnology with minors in Psychology and International Studies from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). While she has lived in many regions of the US, she especially loves the cultural diversity, geographic variety, and many microclimates in the SF Bay Area.  

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