Mala Kumar

Tech for Social Good

Mala Kumar is a global leader in tech for social good programme, product and strategy design. As GitHub’s Director of Tech for Social Good, she created and led five innovative programmes that engaged more than 35,000 and helped social sector organizations achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to GitHub, Mala worked for a decade in the United Nations and other international development organisations, where she designed and built digital tech tools that addressed some of the world’s most pressing problems. She has worked extensively in four continents in English and French, and regularly travels internationally to speak. She lives in New York City with her wife.