Sameer Padania

director Macroscope

Sameer Padania runs Macroscope, an independent consultancy supporting experimentation, innovation and learning in journalism, human rights and philanthropy. He has worked and consulted for leading organisations in these fields - including Open Society, Ariadne, Transparency and Accountability Initiative, WAN-IFRA, the European Cultural Foundation, The Philanthropy Workshop and the Google DNI Innovation Fund - on a wide range of journalism, digital media, activism and policy initiatives. His most recent major project was An Introduction to Funding Journalism and Media, a guide for donors, philanthropists and other funders new to or curious about supporting journalism. As a grant-maker at Open Society and in previous roles, he has also worked on and funded academic research and networks around the world focused on media and technology policy. He is a member of the board of 360Giving, which supports grant-making organisations in the UK and beyond to publish their grants as open data, and to use it in their work.

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