Ryan Gerety

Senior Field Analyst, Open Technology Institute

Ryan Gerety is a senior field analyst at the Open Technology Institute, where she continues to work at the intersection of technology and social justice both domestically and internationally. She has worked extensively with community groups and municipal agencies to use data to empower communities and catalyze public policy change. Previously, Gerety was the associate director of Research at Social Compact, where she organized stakeholders around innovative community research. She has worked as a programmer and analyst for a number of nonprofits, startups and academic institutions. Gerety continues to work with human rights monitors and activists in Syria, where she has been involved for a number of years.


Originally from New Mexico, Gerety holds a Bachelor of Computer Science with an emphasis on complex adaptive systems, and an M.A. in political science with a focus on the political economy of development and social movements in Latin America.

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
(Re)Building Technology

(Re)Building Technology Volume 2: Build it Ourselves is a compilation of practices and stories from our community technology work in 2015.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Community Technology Retrospective: 2015 Seed Grants

At the end of 2014, the Open Technology Institute & the Detroit Community Technology Project initiated the Community Technology Partnership.


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OTI at Mekong ICT CamP 2015

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Technology and Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers

The American Red Cross, World Humanitarian Summit, and the Institute for Global and International Studies at George Washington University co


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
(RE)Building Technology

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Geek Heresy

Popular wisdom holds that technology can help the developing world make great strides, but is that true?


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People-Powered Networks

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Mesh Bukavu – Designing a network from scratch

In an area where Internet connections are not always stable and available, a mesh network can help the local community to find news and info


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Commotion Wireless As A Community Technology

OTI gathered innovative community technologists and organizers from India and Nepal for the first international Commotion workshop.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Commotion Wireless as a Community Technology: Lessons from Community Technologists in India and Nepal

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OTI seeks partners for resilience project in New York City

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE and RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
OTI seeks partners for resilience project in New York City