Ramy Kim

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President/Counter Culture Labs (Oakland, USA)

Ramy is an environmental health scientist-activist, organizer and educator who works on biohacking and science outreach for public collaboration and knowledge-sharing. Currently President of Counter Culture Labs (CCL), she focuses on how to actively make community and DIY biology inclusive for all, regardless of their background. Ramy also works on strategy with the worldwide collaborators of Open Insulin for the equitable development of an open source insulin protocol and drug distribution, intended for the commons for the Open Insulin. Her environmental justice projects involve place-based understanding of open civic data, air quality, and lead contamination rooted in participatory methods and community science. She also devotes time as Code for America National Advisory Council member in advancing public interest technology and is a Fellow for Open Architecture’s Pathways for Equity. To slow down, Ramy enjoys gardening and scheming for better post-capitalist futures.