We’re really excited to be welcoming Julia Keseru to the engine room as our Global Matchbox Lead. Here is a first post from her explaining what she’ll be up to as part of the team.
Three years ago I left Hungary for what turned out to be the biggest adventure in my life so far, and moved to the US. In these past few years that I spent spearheading the international work of the Sunlight Foundation, the open government space matured in ways that only emerging fields can — and I couldn’t have asked for a better place to watch and learn than the vibrant civic hacking community of Washington DC.
Today I’m taking this adventure to a different level: early next year I’ll be joining the engine room as the global lead for the organization’s Matchbox program. Joining this amazing crew (and moving back to Europe) comes as a natural next step, both personally and professionally, an opportunity that gets me excited for a number of different reasons.Continue reading