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Daniel Takamori (pono) - 7 months ago 2022-06-22 19:54:57
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<h2 id="karen">Karen M. Sandler - Executive Director</h2>
 

	
 
<p>Karen M. Sandler is the executive director of Conservancy. Karen is known
 
as a cyborg lawyer for her advocacy for free software, particularly in
 
relation to the software on medical devices. Prior to joining Conservancy,
 
she was executive director of the GNOME Foundation. Before that, she was
 
general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Center. Karen
 
co-organizes <a href="http://www.outreachy.org">Outreachy</a>, the
 
award-winning outreach program for women globally and for people of color who
 
are underrepresented in US tech. Karen is a recipient of the O’Reilly Open
 
Source Award and cohost of the oggcast <a href="http://faif.us/">Free as in
 
Freedom</a>.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Karen received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 2000, where she
 
was a James Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and
 
Technology Law Review. Karen received her bachelor’s degree in engineering
 
from The Cooper Union.</p>
 
<p>Karen M. Sandler is an attorney and the executive director of Software Freedom
 
Conservancy, a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on ethical technology. As
 
a patient deeply concerned with the technology in her own body, Karen is known
 
as a cyborg lawyer for her advocacy for free software as a life-or-death
 
issue, particularly in relation to the software on medical devices. She
 
co-organizes Outreachy, the award-winning outreach program for people who face
 
under-representation, systemic bias, or discrimination in tech. She is an
 
adjunct Lecturer-In-Law of Columbia Law School and a visiting scholar at
 
University of California Santa Cruz.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Prior to joining Software Freedom Conservancy, Karen was the executive
 
director of the GNOME Foundation. Before that, she was the general counsel of
 
the Software Freedom Law Center. She began her career as a lawyer at Clifford
 
Chance and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Karen received her law degree from Columbia Law School where she was a James
 
Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review.
 
She also holds a bachelor of science in engineering from
 
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Sandler has won awards for her work on behalf of software freedom, including
 
the O’Reilly Open Source Award in 2011.</p>
 

	
 
<h2 id="sage">Sage Sharp - Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion</h2>
 
<p>Sage Sharp is the Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion at the Software
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