Kelsey Breseman

Kelsey Breseman is a former Civic Science Fellow at EDGI. Throughout her time with EDGI, Kelsey worked on environmental accountability, data ownership models, and intentional community. She was instrumental in EDGI’s Environmental Enforcement Watch project, working to bridge environmental justice-focused communities with federal environmental enforcement practices through highly accessible data science tools and reports.

Kelsey has a B.S. in Neural Engineering from Olin College, experience founding and managing tech startups, and a history of activist leadership for progressive causes. She has given dozens of conference talks and workshops at technical conferences across four continents, primarily discussing and teaching open source, open project governance, and hardware protocols for internet-connected devices. She’s working on a M.S. in Data Science from UT Austin.