Meet our 2017-2018 digital HKS Tech Practitioner Affiliates

digital HKS is excited to announce our cohort of digital HKS Practitioner Affiliates. 

digital HKS Practitioner Affiliates are a cohort of community builders and thought-leaders on the front lines of technology as it relates to policy, government, governance, and society.  Practitioner Affiliates serve digital HKS and the HKS community at-large through idea sharing and student engagement.


The 2017-2018 Practitioner Affliates are: 

Georgia Bullen (@georgiamoon)
Director of Technology Projects, Open Technology Institute at New America

Beatrice Martini (@beatricemartini)
Human Rights Technology Lead at Aspiration

Anne Schwieger (@anneschwieger)
Broadband and Digital Equity Advocate at the City of Boston

Luke Swarthout
Director of Digital Policy at New York Public Library

Nadia Eghbal (@nayafia)
Researcher, and  building open source community programs at GitHub

Nayana RenuKumar
Head of Public Policy at Airbnb India

Practitioner Affiliate bios can be accessed here.

Practitioner Affiliates will engage with digital HKS and the Harvard Kennedy School community at-large by being available to students as well as interested scholars. Affiliates are available for conversations and mentorship with interested students. Affiliates are also available to support capstone policy analysis projects (PAEs), internship and jobs searches, and project feedback. If you're interested in connecting with a Practitioner Affiliate please contact Vanessa Rhinesmith.