Kersti Ruth Wissenbach

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Kersti Ruth Wissenbach
Strategist, Campaigner & Researcher
Tech4TA Lead Oxfam

Kersti is an independent consultant in the field of human rights advocacy, open development and ITC4D, passionate about freedom of expression and access to information. She lives in Amsterdam and works as campaign strategist, co-creator, coordinator and trainer. Currently, she serves as the Techology for Transparency and Accountability Lead of Oxfam, exploring Oxfam's path towards stronger civic tech movement engagements and working with diverse civic rights organisations in various countries. Kersti is also representing the Open Knowledge Foundation as ambassador in the Netherlands and re­searches on the intersection of technologies, transnational activism and community building as external PhD student of the University of Amsterdam.

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