Joana Varon Ferraz

Researcher for the Center for Technology and Society

Joana Varon Ferraz is a researcher and project coordinator at the Centre for Technology and Society from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. She works on applied research on information and communication technology for development. Joana is a lawyer and holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and a master's degree in law and development.

Joana is concerned about how the lack of true Internet freedom impacts human rights, innovation and, ultimately, development. As these are political questions, she has recently been searching for news tools to engage users on Internet policies, mixing both film activism and new technologies.

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People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good