Brooke Hunter

Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Open Technology Institute

Brooke Hunter is chief of staff and director of Strategic Initiatives at New America’s Open Technology Institute.

She was most recently chief operating officer of Engine, an advocacy and research foundation promoting technology entrepreneurship. Prior to Engine, Brooke was COO at Public Knowledge, a leading technology policy organization in Washington, D.C. Brooke is an expert in HR, with a focus on increasing diversity in the workplace. Brooke has been working in nonprofit leadership, technology policy, and the arts for fifteen years. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University Los Angeles and a BFA from Loyola University New Orleans.

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Summer Reading: Our Dystopian Present

In a Margaret Atwood novel about what could come next, Brooke Hunter sees sinister shades of what's happening now.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and NEW AMERICA
Tech Companies Shouldn't Treat Race and Gender Separately

Brooke Hunter was quoted in Fortune about intersectionality in tech.


FUTURE TENSE, OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and NEW AMERICA
Let's Celebrate 2015 as a Year of Progress in Tech Inclusion

Fewer anecdotes, more action.