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Georgia Evans
Georgia Evans is an independent policy analyst located in Ottawa, Canada. She works as a Policy and Advocacy Analyst at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, and is a member of the Canadian Internet Governance Forum All-Hands Committee and Internet Society Canada Chapter’s Policy Committee.
She is currently finishing her Bachelor’s of Public Affairs and Policy Management at Carleton University. She is passionate about internet policy and governance, competition policy, and exploring the intersection of human rights and communications technologies.
Zhenye (Ryan) Pan
Zhenye (Ryan) Pan is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a specialization in Technology, Media, and Communications. His research focuses on artificial intelligence, disinformation, digital economy, technology and multilateral organizations, and human rights in the tech sector. Previously, he was a fellow at Ayadee Foundation with a focus on the intersections of human rights and emerging technologies including blockchain, DAO, and NFT.
Currently, he works as a UN Advocacy consultant at Access Now, a global human rights organization defending and extending digital rights of at-risk users around the world. He is also an editor for Columbia’s Journal of International Affairs. Ryan is multilingual and passionate about languages. He speaks Chinese, English and is intermediate in French. And he just began studying German last year.
Laura Vuillequez
Laura Vuillequez is an expert facilitator and a strategist for intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. She has been an advisor to top management and leading political figures, such as the former president of Switzerland, Ruth Dreifuss. She also focuses on human rights and digital policy. She has worked for prominent NGOs and international organizations such as the United Nations and the Council of Europe, in Geneva and Strasbourg.
As a consultant to the Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations, Laura acted as project coordinator and facilitated the participation of over 2000 attendees from various stakeholder groups at IGF’s 8th edition. Laura also contributed to the regulatory work of the Council of Europe on artificial intelligence, where she provided policy analysis at senior level. Through her advocacy work on drug policy reform, she promoted the right to health, social justice and human dignity.
Laura has contributed to several publications in doing research, writing and editing, such as the publications «Advancing Drug Policy Reform: a new approach to decriminalization » and « Social Production of Habitat ». In her spare time, Laura is a professional member of the choir, writes and paints. .She speaks fluent Spanish, French and English.
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Angie Orejuela
Angie Orejuela is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations, specializing in Foreign Policy Analysis and International Economics and Development. She is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Diplomacy and focuses her writing on how digital technologies affect global politics. For the past 3 years, she has also worked as a Microsoft Inside Account Manager for the North East, higher education region at SHI International.
As a first-generation Honduran-American, Angie has found passion in studying human rights and advocacy work through technological advancements in developing countries. She hopes to one day work as a foreign policy analyst who specializes in internet governance. She speaks fluent Spanish and English.
Rithika Shenoy is a lawyer and journalist based in Vancouver, Canada. She received a BSW LL.B degree from Gujarat National Law University in India, and authored and co-authored a number of papers on International Law. She received a full scholarship to attend a summer school on International Law at Xiamen University, in China.
Rithika completed a masters in journalism from the University of British Columbia, where she was also a Global Reporting Fellow, and worked on a year-long in-depth investigation on fishmeal production. She currently works at the Global Reporting Centre, and at The Conversation Canada, where she is an associate producer for “Don’t Call Me Resilient” a podcast on critical race theory.
As a lawyer and journalist, Rithika is passionate about human rights – especially in the digital age – and hopes to work on issues surrounding internet governance. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Konkani.

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