Renata Avila · September, 2008

Renata Avila, (Guatemalan), is an international Human Rights lawyer, specialising in the next wave of technological challenges to preserve and advance our rights, and better understand the politics of data and their implications on trade, democracy and society. She is an Affiliate with the Stanford Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. She is an Advisory Board member for Creative Commons. She also serves as a Board Member of the Common Action Forum and a Global Trustee of the Think Tank Digital Future Society. She is an advisory member of the initiative Cities for Digital Rights. She co-founded the Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms, the Progressive International and the Polylateral Association, an international platform cooperative for knowledge workers. @avilarenata

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Latest posts by Renata Avila from September, 2008

Guatemala: Celebrating Photography Throughout September

  15 September 2008

Throughout the month of September, the art of photography is being celebrated in galleries in the capital city, Antigue and Quetzaltenango. The galleries participating in the event called Foto30 are now using blogs to provide background information on the artists and to allow visitors to exchange thoughts and comments on the exhibits.

Western Sahara: Summer is Over for Sahrawi Children

  14 September 2008

Traveling abroad to spend summer with a family in Spain, meeting movie stars like Javier Bardem, sharing special moments with volunteers who give them new school materials, summer is officially over for Sahrawi children, who are back in school, where they are learning valuable lessons about hope and a better tomorrow, writes Renata Avila.

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