Daniela Schnidrig

Daniela is the Programme Lead for Global Partners Digital’s (GPD) cybersecurity capacity building programme, which aims to facilitate effective participation of civil society in cyber policy debates at the national, regional and global levels, and to make cyber policy development processes more open, inclusive and transparent. As Programme Lead she oversees the running of the programme – including development of engagement strategies with partners in Asia, Africa and Latin America, assisting in the development and delivery of capacity building initiatives, developing and delivering training workshops, conducting research, relationship building with a range of relevant stakeholders and providing overall support to implement project activities. In addition, she leads the programme’s work on engagement in cybersecurity policy processes in Latin America. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise.  

Before joining GPD, Daniela was a researcher and project manager at CELE, a leading academic centre on digital rights in Argentina and Latin America. There she conducted research and coordinated capacity building projects related to internet policy and human rights, such as freedom of expression and privacy. She has also conducted various research activities on women’s reproductive rights at PIAF, a feminist research and law programme.

Daniela holds a law degree from Torcuato di Tella University in Buenos Aires, where she was senior editor for the University’s law journal and studied as an exchange student in the University of Paris X. She was an advisor in Argentina’s Bicameral Commission for the Reform, Update and Unification of the Civil and Commercial Codes of the Nation for the National Congress and an intern at Human Rights Watch. She is fluent in Spanish and English.

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