“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”– Dr. Seuss
I am a digital media specialist and international advisor on digital transformation, inclusion and Internet governance. I have practical and research experience related to: societal implications of internet technology, digital literacy, project coordination and managing the international teams, ICTs for development, R&D, open-source and open access, collaborative Web projects and platforms, start-ups. Back in the late 90’s, I pioneered the development of first listservs in the 90′s, conducted the electronic magazine in 2001 (and then in 2011), created the first institutional science blog in Balkans, worked on the innovation projects.
With the multicultural background; I worked for the United Nations as Information management specialist and coordinator on UN/EU project on technology, web, and science; I served as an online editor in chief for Australian web portal on technology, internet, and science. Also, I served the Library of Congress – Washington DC, Geisel – USCD, San Diego, served on Wikimedia -Wikimania Program committee organization and was co-programme organizer WWW2016 (one of many conferences), among several other similar positions.
Education wise, I am an Alumna of UNC-SILS (Fulbright Scholar) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and PhD Chevening Scholar of University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute, and Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad where I defended my PhD. Besides R&D work, I write for the Scientific American blog and Global Voices Online.
Currently, I am serving as a digital inclusion advisor at the Basic Internet Foundation, based in Norway; I am a Board member at the ICAF (International Child Art Foundation) serving as an advisor on online safety and digital skills for children and youth. For questions, thoughts, and inquiries – write to danica at danicar dot info.
Media and Interviews
How ICT Got Meaning in the Real-Time World: A Career Path of a Brilliant Woman in the World Wide Web. In Medium, December 2017.