Mary Fitzgerald is the CEO and Editor in Chief of openDemocracy, a global, non-profit media outlet that seeks to challenge power and inspire change through tenacious reporting, thoughtful analysis and democratic debate.
Mary also sits on the board of the human rights charity Reprieve, and previously has worked at Avaaz, the global campaigning organisation, and as a Senior Editor at Prospect Magazine. She has written for the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman and others. Twitter: @maryftz
In the past two years, experience includes speaking on or chairing panels at the GEN summit, Barcelona; the Byline festival for Independent Journalism; Jesus College, Cambridge; Oxford Media Convention; the National Union of Journalists (UK); #Newsocracy, Madrid; Eurozine annual conference, Talinn; DIEM25 launch, Berlin.