David is an anti-corruption activist, community organizer, researcher, and Ashoka Fellow from Paraguay. At age 17, after leading a mass demonstration, he founded reAcción, an innovation and community-centered anti-corruption organization which he has led as Executive Director ever since. He was named Global Changemaker by the British Council, Youth Ambassador by the US Embassy, and Peace Ambassador by OYW and the European Commission. He has led the reform of national policies related to public procurement and investment in education contributing to a five-fold increase in the correct use of funds for school infrastructure in his home city. His organization’s projects have been featured in publications by Transparency International, the World Bank, and CEPAL. Before he was 22, David had presented at the World Economic Forum, the International Anti-Corruption Conference, and the WB–IMF Annual Meetings. David has consulted on social accountability, civic technology, and open government for multilateral organizations. He led the development of Paraguay’s Healthcare Ministry’s official open data tool. David is currently a member of Paraguay’s National Innovation Team and a former board member of the World Youth Movement for Democracy. He has a Masters in International Development from The London School of Economics as a Chevening Scholar.
David Riveros García will present at World Justice Challenge Finalists Showcase Anti-Corruption and Open Government B