Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Danielle Leong

Danielle Leong
Application Engineer, GitHub

Website | @tsunamino

Danielle Leong is an engineer on GitHub’s community and safety team who loves building tools to help make open source a more welcome and inclusive environment. Danielle is also the founder of Feerless, an app that provides trigger warnings for Netflix users with PTSD. She’s passionate about consensual software, inclusivity in tech, mental health awareness, and improving online good citizenship. In her spare time, she climbs rocks, rides motorcycles, and dresses up as a T-rex, occasionally all at the same time.


2:10pm–2:50pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Tools and processes
Location: Beekman
Danielle Leong (GitHub)
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Online safety has become a huge problem in the world of oversharing. Real-name policies, automatic geolocation tracking, and photo tagging increase user adoption rates, but these features can be quickly abused by bad actors. Danielle Leong explains how to apply a "consent filter" to product decisions to create a safer user experience and help protect your most vulnerable users from harm. Read more.