Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

1776 - 1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor Washington, 20005 Washington DC
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Ellen Miller is the co-founder and executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to open data in government transparency and accountability. She's considered one of the biggest social entrepreneur coming out of Washington DC and has Esther Dyson, Craig Newmark (Craigslist founder), and Mitch Kapor as board members/advisors.  She has also received a $2.5M grant from Pierre Omidyar (founder of Ebay, Omidyar Network). Ellen's work has recently been featured by 2013 Campaigns & Elections Magazine ("CampaignTech Nonpartisan Innovator" ), in Government Technology ("Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public Sector Innovation," March 2011), Washingtonian Magazine (“100 Tech Titans"), Fast Company, (“The Most Influential Women in Technology"), WIRED Magazine (“15 People The Next President Should Listen To"). Ellen also served as deputy director of Campaign for America's Future, was the publisher of TomPaine.com and was a senior fellow at The American Prospect. She spent nearly a decade working on Capitol Hill. Ellen serves on the Board of Directors of the Sunlight Foundation, Publish What You Fund, the Center for Responsive Politics and Heaven Hill Distilleries. She is a Trustee of the Awesome Foundation, Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Policy Advisory Council of Transparency International.

Speaker

  • Ellen Miller

    Ellen Miller

    Sunlight Foundation

    Ellen S. Miller is the co-founder and executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to open data in government transparency and accountability. She is one of the biggest social entrepreneurs out of DC and has Esther Dyson, Craig Newmark, and Mitch Kapor as board members and advisors. And has gotten grant funding from Pierre Omidyar (Omidyar Network).

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  • When

    Monday, Apr 21
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    1776
    1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor
    20005 Washington

    1776
    1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor Washington20005

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