Kristi Arbogast

Kristi Arbogast
NDI, Design 4 Democracy Community Manager

Kristi is the Community Manager for the Design 4 Democracy Coalition. She works at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs on the Tech Innovation team, where she is also involved on the Open Internet for Democracy Initiative. Prior to NDI, Kristi helped create and sustain Open Gov Hub, a collaborative work space and community of over 40 organizations working to put accountability, transparency, and participation at the heart of democracy. Kristi is passionate about community building, accountability, and human rights based tech; her graduate work focused on strategic communications, the impact of technology on governance, as well as the use of technology in social movements.