Ingrid is the Web Foundation’s Gender Policy Manager. Her work focuses on coordinating advocacy strategies and projects to close the gender gap in technology, data and policymaking. Ingrid coordinates the Women’s Rights Online initiative and its network of partner organisations across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
An anthropologist by training, Ingrid has eight years of experience designing, managing and carrying out research and advocacy projects. Prior to joining the Web Foundation, Ingrid coordinated a research network of anthropologists across Africa. She has also worked on projects and fieldwork in the areas of social development, migration and education across South Africa. Ingrid holds an M.A and is currently a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town.