Kirsti Ala-Mutka

Dr Kirsti Ala-Mutka is a policy officer at European Commission DG CONNECT, Digital Science unit. She works on developing the unit portfolio on supporting digital science related policies and practices. She leads the unit work area on improving the interface between science and society through ICT tools, networks and media, which enable engaging citizens into scientific processes and allows access to scientific information in new ways. Her background is on ICT for education and innovation, and on studying the impacts of emerging online collaborations to the society and economy.