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  • Pia Andrews

    Pia Andrews
    @piacandrews
    http://pipka.org

    Pia Andrews is an open government and data ninja who has been working to make the world a better place through better public sectors for 20 years. She currently works within the (public sector) machine to transform public services through greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design, open data, emerging technologies and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond. She believes that tech culture has a huge role to play in achieving better policy planning, outcomes, public engagement and a better public service all round. She is also trying to do her part in establishing greater public benefit from publicly funded data, software and research. Pia was recognised in 2018 and 2019 as one of the global top 20 most Influential in Digital Government and was awarded as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Australia for 2014. She is currently living in Canberra and having just left NSW Government, is yet to announce the next big adventure :)