Malvika Sharan is the community manager of The Turing Way at The Alan Turing Institute. The Turing Way is an open-source and collaborative book project and Malvika works with its diverse community of researchers, educators, funders and other stakeholders to develop resources and ways to make data science reproducible, ethical, collaborative and inclusive for a wider community.
She has a PhD in Bioinformatics and she worked at European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany, that helped her solidify her values as an Open Researcher and community builder.
She is a co-founder of the Open Life Science mentoring and training program that teaches and mentors researchers from all around the world to design, lead and sustain Open Science projects. She is a fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute, and a board member of Open Bioinformatics Foundation, where she focuses on training resources and fellowship programs to enhance the representation of marginalised groups in data science and bioinformatics.