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Senior Legal Officer

Maria Luisa Stasi

Maria Luisa Stasi

Maria Luisa joined ARTICLE 19 as Senior Legal Officer in 2018. Based in the London office, she contributes to the development of the organisation’s policies on infrastructure, competition, and regulatory framework for telecoms, internet providers and online service providers. She also provides legal support to the organisation’s regional offices on digital rights and media policy issues.

Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Maria Luisa coordinated various projects at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, where she conducted research, policy and capacity building activities in the telecoms and media sector. Before that, she worked as associate lawyer at Bonelli Erede, an international law firm, where she advised clients on competition rules and represented them in proceedings before competition authorities and courts from various jurisdictions. Maria Luisa holds a law degree (distinction) from the University of Perugia, a Master’s degree on international relations from LUMSA University and an LLM on European Legal Studies from the College of Europe. She was admitted at the Italian Bar in 2008.

Programme Officer
Programme Officer

Vidushi Marda
@VidushiMarda

Vidushi Marda
@VidushiMarda

Vidushi is an Indian lawyer working on technology and human rights. As Programme Officer with ARTICLE 19’s Team Digital, her current research and policy engagement focuses on algorithmic decision making. In particular, she works on examining the contours of algorithmic fairness, accountability and transparency; with a view to better inform legal, policy, and technical approaches to solving for them.

She also works towards strengthening human rights considerations in Internet infrastructure, particularly at Internet governance bodies like ICANN and the IEEE.

Vidushi is a member of the Centre for Internet and Society, where she previously worked. She has produced research in the areas of internet governance, big data, access to knowledge, and cybersecurity. Her work on privacy in traditional Indian law was recently cited by the Supreme Court of India.

She leads the research efforts of the Cross Community Working Party on Human Rights (CCWP-HR) at ICANN, and was a member of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) working group on human rights and cyber security, “An Internet Free and Secure” (2013-2017). She is a visiting Research Associate at DATACTIVE, University of Amsterdam, where she works towards understanding content regulation vis-a-vis increased dominance of platforms on the Internet.

IT Assistant
IT Assistant

Serigne Saliou Mbacké DIOP

Serigne Saliou Mbacké DIOP

Serigne works at ORYX ENERGIES and IT SMART and has more than four years experience in the field of network management. He holds Bachelor in Telecommunication and Network at the Multinational School of Telecommunications (ESTM).

Finances Associate
Finances Associate

Ndey Coumba Niang

Ndey Coumba Niang

Ndey oversees ARTICLE 19 Senegal West Africa financial operations.  She has more than five years experience as an accountant and finance auditor gained at the accounting and audit firm OPTIM AXES.  She holds a Master degree in financial audit finance, and a Bachelor’s degree in management and finance accounting at / State University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager
Executive Assistant/ Office Manager

Aïssata Diallo Dieng

Aïssata Diallo Dieng

Aissata manages the ARTICLE 19 Senegal and West Africa office. She has ten years of experience in administrative management. She worked at the Water and Sanitation Agency for Africa, in the Senegal Office and holds a professional degree in Management Assistance and a Master’s degree in Quality Management, Hygiene and Environment.

Programme Assistant
Programme Assistant

Eliane Nyobe
@elsadiamond

Eliane Nyobe
@elsadiamond

Eliane joined as an intern in 2013 and the programme assistant works in programmes on protection on Gambia.  Prior to that, she interned for six months at the UNESCO Regional Office/Breda in their communications department. She holds a Master degree in Marketing and Communication

Programme Assistant
Programme Assistant

Jeanne Irène Nguidjoi
@JeanneIrneN1

Jeanne Irène Nguidjoi
@JeanneIrneN1

Jeanne works on the Gambia and is in charge of projects support.  She has worked for more than four years with the National Commission on human rights and Freedom in Cameroon, implementing projects and assisting the Commission to realise changes in different institutional areas. She holds a Master degree in public law from University of Yaounde II and a Masters degree on human rights and humanitarian action from Catholic University of Central Africa.

Programme Officer (The Gambia)

Amprofi Agyemang
@article19Gambia

Amprofi Agyemang
@article19Gambia

Amprofi represents ARTICLE 19 in the Gambia and coordinates our work during the transition to support the government reforms and strengthen capacity of our partners. He previously worked with the Safe Water Network, Millicom International Cellular SA and IMANI Centre for Policy and Education in Ghana and the Political Affairs Section of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). He holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Geneva (IHEID) and Bachelor Arts of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Ghana.

 

Head of Digital
Head of Digital

Mallory Knodel
@malloryknodel

Mallory Knodel
@malloryknodel

Mallory takes a human rights, people-centred approach to cybersecurity policy advocacy. Originally from the US but living in Nairobi, she has worked with grassroots organisations around the world in Bolivia, France, Palestine and the UK. She has used free software throughout her professional career. She holds a BS in Physics and Mathematics and an MA in Science Education.