Digital Labor

Rochelle LaPlante


Rochelle LaPlante holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Western Washington University, where she focused on issues of poverty and social justice. She has been a Turker since 2007 and currently is a moderator of the Reddit subreddit for Turkers, /r/mturk. She is also a moderator for, an open forum for workers and requesters. Rochelle’s interests include digital workers’ rights, fair payment, and improved communication between digital workers and those who provide the work. She hopes to raise awareness of the day-to-day lives of micro workers and show the human side of what it’s like to be a digital worker.

mTurk Workers: We're Here & We're Human
Sat, November 15
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Design the Future of the Networked Workplace
Sun, November 16
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM