Carolina Rossini is the director of RightsCon and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Before joining Access Now, Carolina worked as a policy manager at Facebook, vice president for International Policy and Strategy at Public Knowledge, international intellectual property director at Electronic Frontier Foundation, and a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.
Before immigrating to the USA from Brazil, she worked as in-house counsel for Telefonica and at the Center for Technology and Society at Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. She 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. OER-Brazil has successfully changed law and regulations at the federal and state levels in Brazil.
Carolina serves as a board member and advisor for various non-profit initiatives around the world, including InternetLab (Brazil), Instituto EducaDigital (Brazil), and #Iamcode (Africa). She graduated from the University of Sao Paulo Law School (JD), Instituto de Empresas (MBA), Boston University (LL.M.), and the University of Campinas (MA in International Relations).