Berkman Center at Harvard, MacArthur Foundation, and Lady Gaga Present…

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Born This Way FoundationA movement to empower youth 

Social media researcher danah boyd notes that the foundation is guided by research:

Alongside John Palfrey, I am proud to be a Research Fellow on this project. For the last few months, John Palfrey and I have helped coordinate researchers and synthesize research in order to help inform the foundation. As part of our efforts to advise the Foundation, John and I created a working paper series where we work with scholars to synthesize research and provide grounded advice. We’ve been putting together all sorts of research material in order to help the Foundation and the public make sense of the amazing work that scholars have been doing for years. The first five documents that we prepared are now publicly available:

 

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