Selene Yang

Selene Yang is a Latin American queer feminist and community organizer. Holder of a PhD in Social Communications from National University of La Plata, Argentina. She focuses on feminist collaborative digital cartographies and feminist geospatial data creation. Co-founder of Geochicas, a transinclusive women’s mappers group in OpenStreetMap and OSGeo. 

Visiting scholar for the Margherita von Brentano Center for Gender Studies at the Freie Universität, Germany (2023), and the Center for Gender Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2020). Former fellow of the Open Knowledge Foundation (2020) and the Latin American Initiative for Open Data (2021).

Member of Tierra Común Network for data decolonization, and the Feminist AI Research Network.

Research associate for the Center for Research in Communication and Public Policy at National University of La Plata. Currently working as a Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Senior Specialist at the Wikimedia Foundation.