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Nabil Hassein is a technologist, organizer, and educator researching the broad relationship between computation and climate change from an anti-imperialist and police/prison abolitionist perspective. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Nabil has lived in New York City since 2008 except for one year, and holds a B.A. in mathematics and computer science from NYU's Courant Institute. A former high school teacher and software developer, as well as a freelance writer and speaker, Nabil was also previously a co-organizer of !!Con, a popular conference about the joy, excitement and surprise of computing, and Code Ecologies, an open forum about the ecological impact of computing sponsored by the School for Poetic Computation, which Nabil attended before going on to work there. Nabil has also participated in grassroots anti-carceral organizing including the Campaign to Shut Down Rikers and No New Jails NYC.
 

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