Renata Ávila

Human rights lawyer and Director, Web We Want, Web Foundation

Renata Avila is a human rights lawyer from Guatemala specialised in Intellectual Property and New Technologies. She worked as one of the lawyers representing the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum. Involved in Internet and Human Rights research since 2009, she joined Sir Tim Berners-Lee to coordinate the work of the Web We Want campaign at the Web Foundation, dedicated to preserving and upholding human rights, responding to threats to the future of the Internet. She currently serves as a Board Member of Creative Commons Board of Directors. She is also a member of Courage Foundation advisory board, assisting whistleblowers and sources at risk and in the D-CENT board, exploring the future of decentralised technologies.

My Sessions

Freedom and technology self-determination in the era of digital surveillance

Museo Reina Sofia Auditorio

Chair: Renata Avila, Human rights lawyer and Director, Web We Want, Web Foundation Sergio Amadeu, Professor, Federal University of ABC Natalie Fenton, Professor and Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths, University of London Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Chairman of the Parliamentary Party Group Iceland, and Chairman of the board for the International […]

Conferencia Internacional