Fighting for Blue Skies – Insights from Air Pollution Activists (Christa Hasenkopf)

Christa Hasenkopf is an atmospheric scientist, passionate about fighting air inequality – the unequal access to clean air to breathe across the world – and using open data and convening community to do it. She is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of OpenAQ, a non-profit housing a real-time global open air quality data platform and community, created and used by scientists, software developers, journalists, and lovers of open environmental data. She is also an Echoing Green Fellow and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins in the Environmental Science & Policy Program, part of the Advanced Academic Program.