Karien

Board Member

Karien studied business and emerging market economics at the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Cape Town. As a Director of the Shuttleworth Foundation, she partners with individuals who employ openness as a tool to advance equity and social justice. Karien’s ability to problem solve with an interdisciplinary approach is invaluable to changemakers and new system builders who are laying the groundwork for meaningful, lasting social transformation. She advises a diverse range of initiatives with an emphasis on the natural environment, including strategic interventions in open environmental data, environmental monitoring, conservation technology, social currencies and the right to repair.

Other People

Board Member
Karen
An interdisciplinary environmental health scientist by training, Karen Andrade has expertise in community-based participatory research and a robust track record of engaging diverse communities in science.
Director + Shuttleworth Fellow
Shannon
Shannon is a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow and Director of the Open Environmental Data Project.
Alum, Civic Voice Intern
Edgar
Edgar was an intern with the Open Environmental Data Project from 2020-21.
Partner, Civic Voice Governance
Lorelei
Lorelei is an expert on building inclusive and informed democratic systems and is a based at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University as a Fellow.
Director of Data Inclusion
Angela
Angela is an open data and environmental equity champion, supporting communities in environmental monitoring efforts and working on sustainable systems design.
Board Member
Sam
Sam Dyson is an educator and physicist committed to better sharing the power, benefits, and wonder of science with all people.
Director of Research and Policy
Elizabeth
Elizabeth co-leads strategy and prototype design, builds partnerships and directs research. She interested in building capacity for collaborative governance and innovation methods that advance environmental stewardship, climate change adaptation and basic scientific research.
Civic Voice Fellow
Emelia
Emelia is a Fellow with the Open Environmental Data Project focused on building future narratives for the Civic Voice Archive.