Camille Crittenden joined CITRIS in 2012 as director of the Data and Democracy Initiative and became deputy director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute in 2013. She co-founded the Women in Technology Initiative at UC in 2016. Prior to this appointment, she served as executive director of the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, where she helped to develop its program in human rights, technology, and new media. Crittenden held previous positions as assistant dean for development in International and Area Studies at UC Berkeley and in development and public relations at University of California Press and San Francisco Opera. She holds a Ph.D. from Duke University.