Emily Lescak

Emily Lescak

Dr. Emily Lescak was the former Events Fund Program Manager (2020-2021) at Code for Science and Society. She is currently the Senior Research Community Officer at Wikimedia Foundation.

Anchorage, AK
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Community Call How-To’s

Community Call How-To’s

Emily Lescak, Stefanie Butland Stefanie Butland, Community Manager for rOpenSci, led a question and answer session for event fund grantees and fiscally-sponsored project leaders focused on community calls. rOpenSci community calls are online

Grantee Seminar Series

We host a seminar series for grantees so that they can strengthen their skills in multiple aspects of event organization and implementation, including community calls, virtual event moderation and technical support, and accessibility.

January 8th Weekly Update

Happy new year! I'm working with the advisory committee and CS&S staff to finalize the next RFP and application questions. Stay tuned for their release later this month!

Join us at JROST!

Next week is the JROST 2020 Conference, designed for communities who are building, maintaing, and advocating for open tools to support research and collaboration. I'll be representing the Event Fund at two sessions

December 4th Weekly Update

This week, I've been working on optional programming for grantees focused on community calls, Zoom moderating and tech support, and language accessibility. A summary blog post will be posted following each session.

November 6th Weekly Update

This week, I submitted a proposal for a panel discussion for the upcoming Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools Conference, to be held December 14th-16th. The panel would focus on supporting open research

October 30th Weekly Update

This week, we made progress on the impact survey that we'll distribute to attendees of funded events and the grant agreement. We're also revising our request for proposals and applications in advance of

October 9th Weekly Update

This week, I met with our program officer at the Moore Foundation about our progress and plans for the next year.  Robin, Danielle, and I met to discuss advisory committee rotations. This fall,

October 2nd Weekly Update

This week, I had two meetings with the selection committee to make funding recommendations. We’ll be meeting again next week to finalize the list of proposals they would like to advance for

September 25th Weekly Update

This week, Robin and I started working on a request for determination for our impact surveys for the OHSU IRB. Kari and I also met to review slides for next week’s CS&