Leaders to Watch 2022

From expanding equity in education to addressing environmental issues, this year’s Leaders to Watch are building a better future for everyone.

Dr. Allison Scott

CEO, Kapor Foundation

Dr. Allison Scott (she/her)

Fighting for racial equity in the tech sector

Ananya Tiwari

Executive Director, SwaTaleem

Ananya Tiwari (she/her)

Helping girls in rural India gain access to educational opportunities

Brandon Nicholson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, The Hidden Genius Project

Brandon Nicholson, Ph.D. (he/him)

Uplifting Black male youth to reach their highest potential

Clara Rowe

CEO, Restor

Clara Rowe (she/her)

Leading an open data platform that supports and connects ecological restoration projects globally

Engineer Bainomugisha

Associate Professor & Project Lead, AirQo

Engineer Bainomugisha (he/him)

Envisioning a world with clean air for all African cities

Mariana Costa

Co-founder & CEO, Laboratoria

Mariana Costa (she/her)

Changing the face of tech in Latin America

Dr. Moritz Kraemer


Dr. Moritz Kraemer (he/him)

Building a future in which we can better predict the spread of infectious diseases

About’s Leaders to Watch

We’re committed to supporting the people behind the organizations that are addressing today’s most pressing social challenges. This year’s Leaders to Watch are rising changemakers from our recent grantees who are striving to make their communities, and beyond, a better place. Many are solving problems with innovative tech, while others are making the technology industry more accessible and inclusive. is proud to support these leaders with financial support and mentorship, along with access to the best of our tools and resources.