Audrey Tang is a tech guru, hacking prodigy and fervent believer in the contribution of citizens and civil society in tackling political challenges. She started her own company at the age of 15, became a minister in 2016 and has become Taiwan’s public face for a modern and digital democracy.
Taiwan has emerged as a model case in containing COVID19. This is in part due to the participation of citizens and the civic tech community in the development of containment strategies. In fact, digital tools have become a fundamental part of Taiwan’s democracy, continuously strengthening the voice of citizens.