Adriana Groh

Adriana Groh is the head of civic technology at the Open Knowledge Foundation, a Berlin-based non-profit that works toward a digital civil society. As the director of the Prototype Fund, she supports innovative public-interest tech projects funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research and leads Code for Germany, a network with labs in 26 cities and more than 800 volunteers who work toward open government. Previously, she founded the initiative Wepublic, launched a messenger app between citizens and politicians for the German federal election in 2017, and co-founded the #WeVsVirus hackathon to find solutions for the COVID-19 pandemic. Adriana holds a master's degree in public policy and governance from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and a bachelor's degree in sociology and political science from Goethe University in Frankfurt. During her studies, she focused on democratic innovations and spent time abroad in Barcelona and Brussels.