Our Community

We are driven by our community: only together can we change the way we discover research. Do you also want to make a difference? Then consider becoming an enthusiast! In any case, get in touch.

Our Enthusiasts Program

We want to create a respectful, sustainable and inclusive space for everyone involved in exploration and discovery of scientific knowledge. To achieve this goal, we depend on people from all over the world, who are passionate about better and more open solutions for discovery. People like you!

As an enthusiast, you'll play a critical role in shaping Open Knowledge Maps. You'll be:

You'll receive support from the Open Knowledge Maps team throughout your time in the program. Being an enthusiast means that you will be named on our website and that you will get Open Knowledge Maps swag delivered to your doorstep. And most importantly, you will connect with awesome people from different disciplines and backgrounds from all around the world.

We are currently running the first phase of our Enthusiasts program. To pre-register for the next phase, please click below and message our program coordinator Najmeh.

Our Current Enthusiasts

We are excited to welcome our first Enthusiasts! These six outstanding Open Knowledge Maps power users and ambassadors will not only gather valuable feedback from their communities - they will also help us shape the Enthusiasts program.

OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Amie Fairs
  • PhD candidate
  • Max Planck Institute
    for Psycholinguistics
  • Netherlands
OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Benedikt Fecher
  • Program Director
  • Humboldt-Institut
    forĀ InternetĀ and Society
  • Germany
OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Girija Goyal
  • Co-founder
  • USA
OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Ricardo Hartley Belmar
  • Academic
  • Universidad Central de Chile
  • Chile
OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Jeremiah Pietersen
  • Digital Scholarship Specialist
  • University of Cape Town Libraries
  • South Africa
OK Maps Enthusiast
  • Mari Plaza
  • Data Scientist
  • Austria

What our enthusiasts say

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Enthusiasts Program coordinators

If you have any more questions about the program please get in touch with one of our Enthusiasts program coordinators.

Maxi Schramm
Peter Kraker