[okfn-advisory] Welcome new Open Knowledge Advisory Council member

Laura James laura.james at okfn.org
Tue Mar 18 13:56:24 UTC 2014


Please welcome Carolina Rossini to the Advisory Council, representing Open
Knowledge Foundation Brazil.

Carolina has more than 13 years of experience in international law,
transactions and policy, with a specific focus on internet, telecom,
intellectual property and human rights. In February 2014 she joined Public
Knowledge <http://www.publicknowledge.org/>, where she is leading their
international work. Previously Carolina was a Project Director at New
America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, the International
Intellectual Property Director at Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF), a
fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard University, and has consulted for
organisations like Wikimedia Foundation, Freedom House, UNESCO, USAID, UNDP
and more.

Alongside her work as a Global Partners Digital Associate, Carolina is an
advisory board member of Open Knowledge Foundation <http://www.br.okfn.org/> in
Brazil and of Saylor Foundation <http://www.saylor.org/> in the USA. She is
also a strong advocate for open access to research, open data in government
and science and open educational resources, and has founded and lead the Open
Educational Resources Project <http://www.rea.net.br/> in Brazil with
concrete legislative and policy change results already in place and grants
from the Open Society Foundation.

She is a Brazilian lawyer and before moving to the US about 7 years ago,
she worked at the Center for Technology and Society at FGV-Rio and as a
transactions attorney for Telefonica's ISP in Brazil, Terra. She has an
LL.M. on IP from Boston University (US), an MBA from Instituto de Empresas
(Spain), an MA in International Economic Negotiations from UNICAMP/UNESP
(Brazil), and a JD from USP (Brazil).

Best regards,



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