Bitsy Bentley

Participatory Budgeting Project
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Bitsy Bentley

Participatory Budgeting Project

Biography

Bitsy crafts meaningful data experiences that facilitate well-informed decisions. She supports the Participatory Budgeting Project’s mission with the design and development of a Community Data Hub that makes data on community needs and public spending accessible to non-profits, advocates, and residents of communities using participatory budgeting processes. Bitsy comes to PBP after a decade in the market research industry where she was recognized as a leader in audience-focused data communication. She is thrilled to leverage her experience with data visualization and research communication strategy to building a more equitable democracy. When not occupied with her work as a data practitioner she is an artist and climate activist that creates genetically diverse, resilient ecosystems using indigenous farming and plant breeding techniques.