Beth Noveck, Director of the Gov Lab has been named one of the DC’s top 50 women in tech by Fedscoop. Honored along with the likes of Teri Takai, Chief Information Officer of the Defense Department, Letitia Long, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, and Alissa Johnson, the Deputy Chief Information Officer in the Executive Office of the President.
She was highlighted for her range of initiatives promoting democratic engagement, from the Peer to Patent program at the US Patent Office, to leading the Open Government Initiative as the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for the Obama Administration to founding the Governance Lab at New York University in 2014.
“The project of designing more effective and legitimate government is a lifelong endeavor.” Says Noveck. “I keep at it because I love the joy that comes from doing work that matters. I love my brilliant and compassionate colleagues at the GovLab. I love the insights and ideas that come from collaboration across disciplines and sectors. And, ultimately, I believe in the evolutionary project of democracy.”
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