By day, Sandra is the deputy program lead of the World Bank’s Global Media Development Programme, a partnership-driven initiative which focuses on information and media as drivers of social accountability and good governance. Sandra also launched and managed the World Bank’s Open Finances program (https://finances.worldbank.org), where she worked to open financial data, make it digestible, and supported the use of open data in development. She has worked on open data efforts in Kenya, Moldova, Afghanistan, Nigeria, and across Latin America.
By night, Sandra works on local community efforts related to schools (https://chpspo.org) and education (http://greatergreatereducation.org/), active transportation, and open government (http://codefordc.org/).For this work, the Sunlight Foundation recognized Sandra as an Open Gov Champion.
Prior to the World Bank, Sandra worked as a change management consultant for enterprise systems implementations. A graduate of James Madison University, Sandra lives in Washington, DC with her husband, two children, and the 'village' that makes every-day life possible.