An Xiao Mina

Designer, Researcher and Artist

An Xiao Mina is an American artist, designer, writer and technologist. In her research and practice, she explores the disruptive power of networked, creative communities in civic life. She views memes as the "street art of the Internet" and her current research looks at the growing role of meme culture and humor in addressing social and political issues in countries like China, Uganda and the United States.

An Xiao Mina's writing and commentary have appeared in the Atlantic, Fast Company, Wired and other publications, and she has lectured at conferences including the Personal Democracy Forum, ROFLCon and the 2013 Microsoft Social Computing Symposium. Find her online at

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People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good