Kristin Hansen

Kristin Hansen of AllSides named an everyday hero

Cambria Findley-Grubb • June 10, 2021 • 2 min read

Kristin Hansen of AllSides named an everyday hero

The Reunited State, Everyday Heroes

“We’re all waking up to the potential for harm that technology can unleash on us.”

Kristin Hansen is co-founder of AllSides Talks (formerly known as AllSides Connect), a technology platform that brings students from various backgrounds together to engage in constructive dialogue on difficult topics. AllSides Talks uses Mismatch, a tech platform that connects classrooms across the country with different political, socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Hansen has been recognized by “Everyday Heroes,” a collection of profiles of civic pioneers who are creating novel solutions to polarization in the United States. It’s a companion series to “The Reunited States,” an acclaimed feature documentary that follows everyday Americans seeking to bridge our political and racial divides.