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Teach-out: RENATA ÁVILA (CEO, Open Knowledge Foundation)

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The Cambridge Branch of the University and College Union (UCU) will be undertaking strike action along with colleagues from other universities. This virtual teach-out will bring together human rights practitioners and students to discuss about careers advocating for equality and justice. Registrations are open!

Renata Avila is CEO of Open Knowledge Foundation. She is an international lawyer, author and advocate. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in sustainable development, digital transformation, policymaking and global internet activism. She is an affiliate to the Stanford Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and was a 2020 Stanford Race and Technology Fellow at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She holds an LLM from the University of Turin in Italy, a Diploma of International Law from the Hague Academy in The Netherlands and a law degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala. Renata Avila will be speaking about the international open knowledge movement to combat misinformation, followed by a QA with the audience to provide the opportunity for students to engage with the topics discussed. The discussion will also be about digital activism and how to do it safely.

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This talk is part of the Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events series.

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