Michela Vignoli is Junior Scientist at AIT, Austrian Institute of Technology, where she gained expertise in Open Science, Open Access, and Open (Research) Data (http://open-research.ait.ac.at) as well as basic experience in project management. Her focus of interest lays on knowledge management in the digital era and on how to foster the transition of the current science system to a more Open Science. Michela is actively promoting and advocating for Open Science practices in Austria and beyond and gave a number of presentations, workshops, and invited talks on the topic. She is one of two Community Coordinators of the Open Science working group of the Austrian Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) and an active member of the Open Access Network Austria (OANA). Michela contributes to other Austrian open projects as well (e.g. openscienceASAP). As board member of the YEAR network (Young European Associated Researchers) Michela considerably contributed to consultation activities with the European Commission and to the organisation of YEAR events. She assisted the project management as well as the dissemination teams of various projects (e.g. SCAPE, BITCRIME, e-Infrastructures Austria, Europeana Sounds).