Rebecca Williams

Sr Advisor at the Center for Govt Excellence
The Johns Hopkins University

Rebecca is an open data advocate with a background in law and city planning. Prior to joining GovEx Rebecca worked on federal data management at the White House Office of Management and Budget and Data.gov. Prior to joining the federal government, Rebecca helped build the Sunlight Foundation’s municipal transparency program after working on a variety of civic issues with Regional Plan Association, Cities Alliance, and the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center, amongst others. She holds a J.D. from Western New England Law School, and participated in a joint Masters of Regional Planning program, with a focus on Social, Policy, and Community planning. By night she serves on the board of Legal Hackers and co-organizes the DC Legal Hackers chapter. She enjoys biopics, art museums, and noodles.​

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