Olga Siebert is a student in the Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies program at Concordia University. Her academic background is in political science, discipline in which she holds a Master of Arts (M.A.). Before coming to Montreal, she worked in Brussels as a representative to European institutions in different refugee non-profit organizations, as a policy assistant at Open Society Foundations and a researcher (“Schuman Scholar”) at European Parliament. Olga is primarily interested in the impact of new technology and online social movements on the advancement of human rights, e.g. feminist empowerment via social media.