Julia Brothers is the Senior Program Manager for Elections and Deputy Director of the Open Election Data Initiative at the National Democratic Institute (NDI). She has over 14 years of experience supporting democratic institutions at home and abroad. Ms. Brothers has worked in 17 countries leading electoral integrity projects, largely in post-conflict or politically transitioning environments. Prior to NDI, she worked for the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Election Initiatives to improve American electoral systems, using research and advocacy to promote state election reform legislation, modernize voter registration processes, and support election data centralization and open data tools. Earlier, she served as a Coordinator for EMILY’s List and worked on several state and national political campaigns in the US.