Fellow Highlights: A Career in Digital Human Rights with Meri Baghdasaryan [Episode 7]

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Fellow Highlights: A Career in Digital Human Rights with Meri Baghdasaryan [Episode 7]
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We are excited to launch a new series within the Tech Policy Grind – Fellow Highlights! In this episode, Reema chats with Fellow Meri Baghdasaryan on her career journey into tech law and policy at the intersection of digital human rights, free speech, and surveillance.

Meri is an international lawyer from Armenia, and has extensive experience in international human rights litigation, research and consulting. For the last six years, she has been engaged in Internet governance initiatives and communities, working on content moderation, intermediary liability and privacy issues. Currently, Meri is a Legal Fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and a Steering Committee member of the Internet Rights and Principles Coalition. 

You can reach out to Meri on Linkedin, Twitter  or via email at [email protected].

Check out the list of resources discussed in this episode:

IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

ICANN NextGen 

CS for Lawyers 

Internet Rights and Principles Coalition

Legal Mentor Network 

Check out the blogpost mentioned in the discussion here: Speech-related Offenses Should be Excluded from the Proposed UN Cybercrime Treaty, EFF Deeplinks Blog (Meri Baghdasaryan, Katitza Rodriguez, David Greene and Karen Gullo). 

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