Member Since 2019

Liz Barry is motivated by the potential of people working together humanely at scale. She co-founded the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science in which thousands of people around the world operate as a research collaborative in pursuit of local environmental health justice. She co-founded TreeKIT where she developed methods used by thousands of New Yorkers to map every street tree in the 5 boroughs—over half a million, through NYC Parks Department Trees Count! program. She serves as advisor to the Future Democracy Hub at Extinction Rebellion, as founding board member of the Polis nonprofit organization and as a “nobody” at g0v (pronounced “gov zero”). Her work on these and other collective intelligence initiatives have received extensive press including the New York Times, AP, CNN, The New Yorker, The Economist, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Wired, and NPR’s This American Life.