Jeanne Brooks

Johanna Lawshea

Jeanne Brooks is an ecosystem architect in the tech community. As the Director of Global Communities at DataKind, she works with the global network’s leaders to harnesses the power of data science in the service of humanity. Previously, she’s served as the first-ever Executive Director at Hacks/Hackers and the Digital Director at the Online News Association, where she created the Midway and produced robust training programs for journalists, including the organization’s annual conference and ONACamps. A former fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, Brooks speaks widely on connecting and empowering communities and is active in her own communities.