Renata Avila Pinto

Human Rights Lawyer, Creative Commons Guatemala

Renata Avila is a Guatemalan human rights lawyer who advocates for freedom of expression, privacy, digital rights, access to knowledge and respect for indigenous rights. She is the country lead of Creative Commons Guatemala and a member of the Web Index Science Council. She also co-heads the Technology for Transparency Initiative.

Ms. Avila is also the country researcher for the Media Policy initiative and a contributing writer for Global Voices, the OpenNet Initiative and other publications. She actively promotes the involvement of girls and women in technology and is interested in the improvement of societies through access to knowledge, the sharing of differences and acceptance of plural visions.

Twitter handle: 
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People + Policy

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