Regina Sipos

Pronouns: she/her

Dr. Regina Sipos is a researcher and founder at the intersection of technology and society. She wrote her PhD thesis focusing on intrinsic and collaborative technology design and innovation in grassroots communities in the Global South. She developed and managed the EU-funded Critical Making project. She is the Founder and Director of the Social-Digital Innovation Initiative, a social enterprise facilitating the cross-pollination of open source technology and social innovation. She designed and managed the United Nations‘ first global co-creation and incubation platform for social entrepreneurs working with technology at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) before moving to Berlin to advise Ashoka Germany on their Digital Fellowship strategy. She speaks frequently at international conferences, has published multiple peer reviewed papers, is a mentor in the Innovative Manufacturing in Africa Programme, a program committee member of the International Conference on Communities and Technologies and IMPETUS4CitizenScience, a member of The Design Society and Association of Internet Researchers, a steering committee member of the Centre for Internet and Human Rights at the European University Viadrina and Executive Board Member of Appropedia and the Global Innovation Gathering.