Alicja Peszkowska is an experienced communicator and community builder. She has been engaged with the topic of openness in the context of culture, society, and technology for the past seven years. Alicja helped organize three editions of the Personal Democracy Forum CEE Conference as well as working on the process of opening data and encouraging people to use it in the Western Balkans, Ukraine and Poland (TransparenCEE). She has spoken about community building and openness at many international events including the Open Knowledge Festival in Helsinki and Berlin, the NonProfit Technology Summit in Washington DC, CopyCamp and Tedx in Warsaw, and the Creative Commons Summit in Toronto. At Outriders Alicja deals with communications and – most of all – she is working on launching and expanding the Outriders Network. She also blogs for the National Gallery of Denmark’s SMK Open Project and consults different corporate clients on their participation strategies. Alicja is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.