Julia Kloiber, Co-Founder, Director of Partnerships
Julia founded the Prototype Fund and is responsible for the further development of the program and the development of the partner network.
She is currently a Senior Fellow at Mozilla, where she focuses on new technologies and their impact on society.
Julia likes to find creative solutions to tricky problems and to talk about them at conferences. Other topics of interest: Design, Utopias and Feminism.
Director, Head of Research and Technology
Elisa is directing the Prototype Fund. Apart from administrating the program, she focuses on the scientific evalution of the project. As a prehistorian by training, she worked at the intersection of cultural sciences and technology for several years, involving 3d scanning, machine learning and databases/GIS. She is @elizab0t on twitter.
Katharina Meyer - Head of Communications&Strategy
Katharina is responsible for communication, outreach and the further development of the program at the Prototype Fund. She is a historian of technology, conducts research on social development environments and curates knowledge and (art) objects for museums, projects or conferences.
In 2016 Katharina co-founded the project Polynocular Tech Lab, which investigates and promotes transdisciplinary approaches in hardware, software or process development and was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Internet Studies with this project.
Fiona Krakenbürger, Lead Program Manager
Fiona coordinates and supports the projects and accompanies and advises the teams during the funding period. In the past she has built up the Open Knowledge Labs as a Community Organizer in the Code for Germany project. She is a sociologist of technology, digital literacy activist and is committed to more diversity in tech development, especially in the framework of the feminist hacker space Heart of Code.
Adriana Groh, Program Management
Adriana is in close contact with the Prototype Fund's projects, supports their project progress and currently establishes an alumni network. She studied Public Policy and Democratic Innovation and researched participation opportunities in the EU. After her studies, she was a Social Impact Lab Fellow and co-founded the Wepublic project, launching an app for the 2017 federal elections. She is interested in Civic Tech and the future of democracy.