Sonja Fischbauer is a Community Strategist at the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. She specializes in designing and managing community-driven processes and programs in the intersections of technology, politics, and society. She is the full-time point of contact for Code for Germany, a network of volunteer Civic Tech, Open Government, and Open Data experts. The network is comprised of a community of over 500 volunteers, who work on sustainable digital change in politics and administration. They meet online and in local groups, called OK-Labs, all over Germany.
Sonja previously worked for several other civic initiatives, including Wikimedia Germany and Wikimedia Austria. Other Open Data projects she’s led include Visual Analytics in Data-driven Journalism (VALiD), Gute Taten für gute Daten, and the Open Data Portal Austria. Personal Website