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Senior Campaigner
Senior Campaigner

Barbara Dockalova
@BarbaraDockalo1

Barbara Dockalova
@BarbaraDockalo1

Barbara is responsible for leading the strategic development, management, design, coordination, and delivery of Article19 global campaigns.  In addition, she provides support and guidance to regional offices to ensure effective external mobilisation in line with Article19 Expression Agenda.

Barbara has a Masters Degree in Science and Business. Over the past 12 years, she has been campaigning with human rights organisations in Asia, Africa and Latin America to influence policies and practice that protects the rights of older people, rights to sexual reproductive health and secure gender equality.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

Juliana Novaes

Juliana Novaes

Juliana Novaes is a Law Student at the University of Sao Paulo also enrolled in a double-degree program at the University of Lyon. She is a researcher in the law and technology field and a digital rights activist. She is currently part of the Directive Council of the Internet Society’s Youth Observatory (Youth SIG). As an Internet of Rights fellow, her main objective is to understand the risks and challenges of current spectrum licensing models for community networks in Latin America.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

June Okal

June Okal

June supports ARTICLE 19’s global work on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as well as on wider policy initiatives on business and human rights. She is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications lawyer practicing in Kenya passionate about the Law and Technology with working experience supporting Sub Saharan Africa.  She serves as Co – Organizer for Legal Hackers Nairobi – a Global Community for Lawyers and Technologists who meet to discuss matters at the intersection of law and technology, and writes for Techweez, the leading technology blog in Kenya.

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Patent and Trademark Agent June holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the University of Nairobi and Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

Yosr Jouini

Yosr Jouini

Yosr Jouini is a software engineer from Tunis, Tunisia. Her work focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and the ethical concerns of algorithmic decision-making. Previously, she was a fellow of both the African School on Internet Governance and the Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance. As a first year Internet of Rights fellow who began in April 2019, she will conduct research on technical solutions and standards for an ethical AI and focus on AI development in the Middle East and Africa.

Head of Fundraising and Development
Head of Fundraising and Development

Marian Romero

Marian Romero

Marian has 17 years’ experience in formulating and managing development projects. She is currently responsible for consolidating and expanding the financial sustainability of ARTICLE 19 by implementing a robust strategy and vision of income-generating activities. She originally joined ARTICLE 19 in 2014 as Fundraising Officer.

Prior to ARTICLE 19, Marian was a Senior in-house Consultant in HTSPE’s Business development Unit (now called DAI Europe) for over seven years, with particular emphasis in procurement and management of projects funded by the EC/EDF. This provided her with excellent knowledge of and practical experience with rules, processes and procedures of the European Commission and the European Union, and required regular communication with EU delegations worldwide. Her professional experience has been mainly focused on Governance, Empowerment and Human Rights. Prior to joining HTSPE in 2007, she worked for two prestigious NGOs in Bolivia (Promujer; Ayuda en Accion-Bolivia), addressing political and civil rights, undertaking major research projects and designing policy strategies and campaigns.

She is fully conversant with PCM and donors’ rules and procedures, particularly EC, USDOs/DRL, DFID, bilateral donors (Norwegian MFA, SIDA and Canada MFA) and foundations such as MacArthur, National Endowment for Democracy (NED) or OSF. She is a qualified lawyer and worked as Crown Court Clerk for a solicitors firm in UK (2005- 2007). Marian holds a Bachelor of Law (School of Law, University of Granada, Spain) and an MSc in International Development by the University of Bath, UK.

Head of Europe and Central Asia
Head of Europe and Central Asia

Sarah Clarke
@sarah_m_clarke

Sarah Clarke
@sarah_m_clarke

Sarah joined ARTICLE 19 in January 2019 as Head of the Europe and Central Asia team, defending the human rights to freedom of expression and information in the region. Between 2012 and 2018, she led PEN International’s policy and advocacy work, overseeing its engagement with the UN and regional human rights mechanisms and governments. She is the author of numerous PEN International country-specific and thematic reports concerning legal restrictions on free expression and the protection of writers and journalists at risk. She has a particular interest in freedom of expression in Turkey, where she has led numerous advocacy missions, trial observations and the amicus interventions on the priority cases of journalists before the European Court of Human Rights. She regularly publishes, lectures and gives trainings on a variety of freedom of expression issues.

Sarah has consulted for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, OSCE and Oxford and Harvard universities on issues relating to freedom of expression, asylum and forced migration. She speaks Spanish and is graduate of Oxford University, Trinity College Dublin and BPP Law School. She is currently training as a barrister at the English Bar where she is an Exhibition Scholar of the Inner Temple.

Legal Officer, Transparency
Legal Officer, Transparency

Ilaria Fevola
@ilariafevola

Ilaria Fevola
@ilariafevola

Ilaria joined ARTICLE 19 in 2019 as legal officer focusing on transparency, the right to information, anti-corruption and sustainable development. She has been a legal researcher for Columbia Global Freedom of Expression covering the case-law of the European regional courts (European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union). Prior to joining Article 19, she gained experience in the field of freedom of expression by working at UNESCO, the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), the World Association of Newspapers and News publishers (WAN-IFRA) and Oxygen for Information (Ossigeno per l’Informazione).

Ilaria holds a master’s degree in International and European Law from the University of Torino (Italy). She is currently pursuing an LLM in Human Rights Law at the University of London.
Senior Programme Officer

Joey Salazar

Joey Salazar

Joey is a software engineer passionate about open source and e-learning. Previously, she was a systems administrator in Costa Rica, a full-stack programmer intern at Hebei Software Institute in China, and an open source developer at Internet Systems Consortium where she worked on the DNS server BIND. As Programme Officer with ARTICLE 19’s Team Digital, Joey leads the team’s IETF engagement program focusing on policies, standards, and protocol implementations. In particular, her current work focuses on DNS and its related privacy and censorship considerations.

Senior Legal Officer
Senior Legal Officer

Paige Morrow

Paige Morrow

Paige is a Senior Legal Officer focusing on the media and freedom of expression issues relating to elections. Previously, she led the Brussels office of a public interest law firm, practiced corporate litigation at a leading Canadian law firm, and held various positions relating to human rights and business. She also served on the faculty of the Masters of Law programme at the University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies.
She holds an LLM from the London School of Economics (Chevening Scholar), as well as degrees from the University of British Columbia School of Law and McGill University. She has submitted interventions in human rights cases before a number of national courts, and published widely on responsible business conduct, corporate governance and sustainable investment.
She has also served as an adviser or member of the board of directors of a range of human rights organizations.