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4th International Open Data Conference
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Nisha Thompson

Co-founder & Lead Organizer
Biography: Nisha Thompson has a background in online community organizing. She has worked for the Sunlight Foundation < http://sunlightfoundation.com/> in Washington DC, with online communities to use US government data to hold elected officials accountable. She moved to Bangalore in October 2010 where contributed to a research report on Open Government Data in India
< http://cis-india.org/openness/blog/ogd-draft-v2-call-for-comments> for the Centre for Internet and Society. Then was manager of the Data Project for Arghyam < http://arghyam.org/>, a Trust that funds water and sanitation projects around the country.  She believes open information and data sharing can bring people together and allow them to better understand their society and how they can improve it.