BIO

Wichowski works in, writes about, and teaches on government, technology, and media. She currently serves with the City of New York's Office of Technology & Innovation and teaches on government, media, and technology at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Prior work includes disaster relief, media impact research, indexing, coding, theater production, foreign sitcoms, and pretzel vending. Wichowski holds a PhD in Information Science from SUNY Albany and a BA in Chinese from Connecticut College, completed in three years cum laude

 

EXPERIENCE

- Deputy Chief Technology Officer - Innovation | City of New York
- Acting Deputy Chief Technology Officer - Broadband | City of New York 

- Interim Communications Director | City of New York, Mayor's Office of the CTO
- Associate Commissioner | City of New York, Department of Veterans' Services

- Director of Research & Communication  |  Harmony Labs 

- Director of Media Analysis & Strategy  |  US Mission to the United Nations

- Presidential Management Fellow  |  State Department Office of eDiplomacy

- Adjunct lecturer  |  SUNY Albany

- Indexer & information architect  |  Duke, Oxford, Cambridge, etc

- Webmaster  |  Inverse Theater, Michael Gold Art Gallery

- Off-off Broadway theater  |  Inverse Theater, etc   

- Disaster Relief Field Responder  |  American Red Cross 

- Actor (Mandarin-speaking)  |  鸦片战争, etc 

- Pretzel vendor  |  Martin's Pretzel's 

- Dishwasher  |  Connecticut College 

EDUCATION

- PhD, Information Science | SUNY Albany College of Engineering & Applied Sciences

- BA, Chinese | Connecticut College 

                  

RECOGNITION

- Founder & Meta Award, NYC[x] Tech & Innovation Awards | City of New York

- Member | State Dept Speakers Bureau 

- Top Five Course Award  |  Columbia University 

- Meritorious Honor Award  | US Mission to the United Nations

- Meritorious Honor Award  | Office of eDiplomacy

- Presidential Management Fellowship | OPM

- Distinguished Dissertation Award | SUNY Albany

- Women in Technology Award  | SUNY Albany

- Fulbright | Guangzhou, China 

DETAILS
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- CV

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