Carolina Rossini

RightsCon Special Projects Manager

Before joining Access Now, Carolina was a Policy Manager at Facebook, Vice President for International Policy and Strategy at Public Knowledge, International Intellectual Property Director at Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Before emigrating from Brazil, she worked as in-house counsel for Telefonica and at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS) at Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. She also founded in 2008 the Open Educational Resources (OER) Project Brazil, exploring OER methodologies and policies to empower students, teachers, and their community through communities of practice and policy and legal change. Now led by Instituto EducaDigital, OER-Brazil successfully changed law and regulations at the federal and state levels. She was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2016. Carolina serves as a Board member or advisor for non-profit initiatives around the world, including InternetLab (Brazil), Instituto EducaDigital (Brazil), and #Iamcode (Africa). She graduated from University of Sao Paulo (USP) Law School (JD), Instituto de Empresas (MBA), Boston University (LL.M.), and University of Campinas (UNICAMP - MA. in International relations).

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