welcome to the figshare ambassador program

The Figshare Ambassador Program is an opportunity to meet other people passionate about open data and open research. If you’re an advocate of open data or interesting in learning more about the program, you can apply below.

Become an ambassador

what’s involved in being an ambassador?

There are a number of ways you can get involved, including:

  • Organize and lead Figshare demos and presentations
  • Facilitate training sessions and data drop-ins at your institution
  • Blogging about your experience openly sharing your research
  • Lead an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on our Figshare Community Slack
  • Be interviewed in a case study
  • Run at data conversation at your institution
  • Help us learn about the particular needs of your university or institution

what's in it for you?

Here are some of the things you might get as an ambassador:

Extra storage

for reseach in your figshare account

Custom swag

e.g: mugs, stickers and gratitude galore

Slack channel

with other ambassadors to increase your network


upon completing the training course

Custom badge

on your figshare profile page

where in the world are the figshare ambassadors?

Our ambassadors are spread all over the world and specialize in a variety of subject areas.

Agus Mailana


Mohd Ikhwan Ismail

Library Science


Andrew SID Lang

Computing, Mathematics


Alireza Salehi Nejad

World Studies


Shenmeng Xu

Information Science, Library Science


Edvander Pires

Library Science


Walid Gomaa

Computer Science, Engineering


Petr Čermák

Czech Republic

Anton Angelo

Library Science

New Zealand

Beth Pearson

Library Science


Filippo Piccinini

Biomedical Engineer, Computer Science


Elisha Chiware

Library and Information Studies

South Africa

Ashwini Sathnur

Capacity Development


Dasapta Erwin Irawan



Juliana Lima



Felix Jose Gonzalez Gonzalez



take action

Share the ethos

We have created a customisable presentation that covers all the main points.

Get your own presentation

Spread awareness

Share the figshare spirit by putting up the poster in your building or at your desk.

Get your own poster

A post-doc’s experience with open science: a case study of Dominique Roche

Read the case study

become an ambassador

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