Dialogues and Debates

How to Build an Internet with Us, Not for Us

Anasuya Sengupta and Siko Bouterse of Whose Knowledge? explain how today’s internet is built for a majority by a minority.

Speakers featured in this talk


Anasuya Sengupta


Anasuya Sengupta is co-founder of Whose Knowledge? She has led initiatives in India/USA, across the global South, and internationally for over 20 years to amplify voices from the margins in virtual and physical worlds. She is the former Chief Grantmaking Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation and a 2017 Shuttleworth Fellow.


Siko Bouterse


Siko Bouterse is co-founder of Whose Knowledge? She is former Director of Community Resources at the Wikimedia Foundation, where she led teams and experiments like the Wikipedia Teahouse and Inspire. For over 10 years, she’s been community organizing, localizing and imagining a more plural, emancipatory and open web.