Tara Vassefi is the Washington Director of Strategic Initiatives for Truepic, a technology company specializing in image authentication. She is currently a visiting scholar with UC Berkeley Law School's Human Rights Center, where she is exploring how the latest technologies are weighed in justice and accountability systems. Prior to this, she worked as a human rights lawyer, developing expertise on how to optimize the use of digital evidence and usergenerated content for a range of human rights and humanitarian cases with a several organizations and clinics including WITNESS, the War Crimes Research Office, and the Berkeley's Open Source Investigations Lab. Before and during law school, she worked on National Security issues with the U.S. Department of Defense. Vassefi received her BA in International Relations at the University of St Andrews and a JD from American University Washington College of Law.
Biography current as of June 10, 2019