Amar Ashar is the Berkman Center's General Manager of Special
Initiatives. He joined the Berkman Center staff in 2007 and leads the
development of various strategic efforts at the Center. He currently helps to build the Berkman network through events and programs, communications, and select projects including Media Cloud, the Mindsports Research Network, and initiatives to facilitate international collaborations.
Outside of the Berkman Center, he is on the Board of Advisors for WZBC 90.3 FM and is a member of the Sandbox Network. He previously served as a technology and development consultant for the social entrepreneurship organization Sparkseed, a teaching assistant for the Virtual Worlds course at the Harvard Extension School, an intern at the Software Freedom Law Center, and was a StartingBloc Fellow for social innovation in 2009. Amar graduated with a degree in Economics and Philosophy from Boston College.
Last updated December 05, 2012