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Astha Kapoor

Co-Founder, Aapti Institute

Astha Kapoor is the Co-Founder of Aapti Institute, where she leads work at the Data Economy Lab to research and test new methods of data sharing, data stewardship and governance. She has over a decade of public policy and strategy consulting experience, with a focus on use of technology for welfare. Prior to Aapti, Astha worked with Future State, Azim Premji's Philanthropic Initiatives, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, Planning Commission, Government of India and Self-Employed Women’s Association. She’s a two-time TedX speaker, and a Global Governance Futures Fellow 2018-19. Astha's writing has been published in the Mint, Hindu, Deccan Herald, among others.

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Evaluation Panel Members

Evaluation Panel judges will score and provide feedback on the applications assigned to them using the scoring rubric, and each valid application will receive five sets of reviews with scores that have been statistically normalized to ensure a level playing field. Applicants are encouraged to use this valuable feedback to strengthen and refine their solutions as they implement projects and secure other funding sources.  

Meet the judges featured here, and more Evaluation Panel members will be added in the next few months.

Michele

Michele Jawando
Senior Vice President of Programs, Omidyar Network

Michele

Michele Jawando
Senior Vice President of Programs, Omidyar Network

Richard

Richard Whitt
President, GLIA Foundation

Richard

Richard Whitt
President, GLIA Foundation

Jeni

Jeni Tennison
Founder & Executive Director, Connected by Data; ex-ODI CEO

Jeni

Jeni Tennison
Founder & Executive Director, Connected by Data; ex-ODI CEO

Dirk

Dirk Bergemann
Professor, Yale University

Dirk

Dirk Bergemann
Professor, Yale University

David

David Eaves
Associate Professor in Digital Government, UCL

David

David Eaves
Associate Professor in Digital Government, UCL

Parminder

Parminder Jeet Singh
Executive Director, IT for Change

Parminder

Parminder Jeet Singh
Executive Director, IT for Change

Salome

Salome Viljoen
Fellow, Columbia Law School

Salome

Salome Viljoen
Fellow, Columbia Law School

J. Bob

J. Bob Alotta
VP, Global Programs, Mozilla Data Futures Lab

J. Bob

J. Bob Alotta
VP, Global Programs, Mozilla Data Futures Lab

Safiya

Safiya Noble
Co-founder & Faculty Director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry

Safiya

Safiya Noble
Co-founder & Faculty Director, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry

Sylvie

Sylvie Delacroix
Professor in Law and Ethics , University of Birmingham

Sylvie

Sylvie Delacroix
Professor in Law and Ethics , University of Birmingham

Tim

Tim O'Reilly
Founder, O'Reilly Media

Tim

Tim O'Reilly
Founder, O'Reilly Media

Paul

Paul Romer
Professor, NYU

Paul

Paul Romer
Professor, NYU

Rainer

Rainer Kattel
Professor & Deputy Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London

Rainer

Rainer Kattel
Professor & Deputy Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London

Lili

Lili Gangas
Chief Technology Community Officer, Kapor Center

Lili

Lili Gangas
Chief Technology Community Officer, Kapor Center

Benjamin

Benjamin Moskowitz
Vice President, Innovation Lab, Consumer Reports

Benjamin

Benjamin Moskowitz
Vice President, Innovation Lab, Consumer Reports

Tazin

Tazin Khan Norelius
Founder, Cyber Collective

Tazin

Tazin Khan Norelius
Founder, Cyber Collective

Paromita

Paromita Shah
Executive Director, Just Futures Law

Paromita

Paromita Shah
Executive Director, Just Futures Law

Mahlet (Milly)

Mahlet Zimeta
Head of Public Policy, The Open Data Institute

Mahlet (Milly)

Mahlet Zimeta
Head of Public Policy, The Open Data Institute

Bruce

Bruce Schneier
Fellow, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

Bruce

Bruce Schneier
Fellow, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

Bertrand

Bertrand de la Chapelle
Co-Founder & Chief Vision Officer, Datasphere Initiative; Executive Director & Co-founder, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

Bertrand

Bertrand de la Chapelle
Co-Founder & Chief Vision Officer, Datasphere Initiative; Executive Director & Co-founder, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

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Selection Committee Members

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Michele

Michele Jawando
Senior Vice President of Programs, Omidyar Network

Tim

Tim O'Reilly
Founder, O'Reilly Media

Paul

Paul Romer
Professor, NYU

Tazin

Tazin Khan Norelius
Founder, Cyber Collective

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