Ania Calderon is the General Director of Open Data at the Coordination of National Digital Strategy in the Office in the President of Mexico, where she leads the Open Data, Data for Development, Digital Inclusion and Innovation for Resilience initiatives, and participates as Lead Steward from the Government of Mexico for the Open Data Charter. She was selected as part of the 2015 Future International Leaders Programme by the Foreign & Common Office, holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from Columbia University with a specialization on Urban Policy and International Media Advocacy and Information and Communication Technologies, and obtained the Fulbright-García Robles fellowship. She was part of the Digital Government Delegation of the Transition Team of the President-Elect (2012-2018) of Mexico. Before this, Ania was co-founder of Pase Usted AC, a non-profit organization focused on creating platforms to promote citizen engagement around the public agenda of Mexico City. She directed the program Genera, "technology for the city", an incubator of digital innovation projects that seek to improve the quality of urban life.