Director of Knowledge Management Systems
Applying new ideas and technologies to existing knowledge management infrastructures and methods, Lisa Brooks designs and implements systems that help social sector organizations easily and broadly share their knowledge. She co-directs Issuelab, a unique and ambitious open access knowledge sharing platform. Lisa also works with organizations to help them understand and adopt open publishing practices. She received a B.A in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.S. in library and information sciences at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Director of Knowledge Management Initiatives
By taking existing knowledge and creating new ways to access and understand it, Gabriela Fitz helps foundations and nonprofits to make more informed decisions and learn from each other’s work. She co-directs IssueLab, an open access knowledge sharing platform, using the platform to undergird a number of successful data-rich projects such as knowledge syntheses, literature reviews, and interactive learning tools. She also writes, presents, and hosts discussions that explore open knowledge concepts and practices. Gabriela received a B.A. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.A. in organizational sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.