The team

#101openstories team

zaano2jq_400x400Chrissi Nerantzi, @chrissinerantzi, United Kingdom, Europe
Academic developer in the Centre for Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Manchester Metropolitan University, also PhD student in open academic development. Created cross-boundary collaborative open learning framework. GO-GN member. From Greece, born in Germany, living in the UK 😉


z4bktujl_400x400Penny Bentley, @penpln, Australia, Australia
Full-time, distance education PhD candidate, University of Southern Queensland, Australia. My research focus is Australian teachers’ experiences of open education for professional learning, in the context of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. GO-GN member living in Victoria, Australia.

515e0d7cadc2b98bea454325a82ad106_400x400Judith Pete, @judyphalet, Kenya, Africa
Nairobi Kenya, Eastern Africa. Lecturer and Research Coordinator at Tangaza University College of The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa on Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) Project. PhD student at The Open University in Netherlands and a Pioneer member of GO-GN. Interested in Educational Technologies.

6d710064924bd3747e589033c806e8c3_400x400Jenni Hayman, @jennihayman, Canada, North America
Open practitioner-researcher, advocate for OEP and OER. Learner. Proud member of . Love my communities one and all.


vrv1aflv_400x400Viviane Vladimirschi, @vvladi, Brazil, South America
M.Ed. in Distance Education. Educational consultant, trainer, and instructional designer. PhD student at Athabasca University. Her research is focused on learning design guidelines for OER uptake and implementation in Brazilian K-12 public schools. GO-GN member living in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

cd6um81c_400x400Sujata Santosh, @ssujta, India, Asia
Working at National Centre for Innovations in Distance Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India. She is also a researcher and a PhD student in open educational resources. GO-GN member living in Delhi, India.


Artist Elizabeth Walshaw (@maybeelizabeth) created the #101openstories logo. Her portfolio can be accessed at