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Senior Legal Officer
Senior Legal Officer

Paige Morrow

Paige Morrow

Paige is a Senior Legal Officer focusing on the media. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Paige taught law at the University of Kent BSIS and was Executive Director of the HEC-NYU EU Public Interest Law Clinic. She has worked with organisations in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Chile, Canada, Belgium, France and the UK on human rights advocacy, campaigns, and policy and research. She earlier practiced corporate commercial litigation at McCarthy Tetrault LLP in Canada and was called to the Bar in 2010.
Paige holds an LLM from the London School of Economics (Chevening Scholar), as well as a law degree (JD) from the University of British Columbia and a BA (Hons) from McGill University. She speaks English, French and Spanish.
Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

Dessalegn Yehuala

Dessalegn Yehuala

Dessalegn Yehuala is an information technology and data enthusiast. Currently employed by Addis Ababa University as a lecturer and researcher within the Computer Science Department, Dessalegn has been an ARTICLE 19  Internet of Rights fellow since March 2018. Dessalegn monitors and documents freedom of expression concerns in The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

 

 

Internet of Rights Fellow

Maureen Hernández

Maureen Hernández

Maureen is a systems engineer from Merida, Venezuela who joined ARTICLE 19’s Internet of Rights Fellowship Programme in April 2018. Maureen’s research focuses on low-cost spectrums technology as a solution for areas in need of internet connectivity. She is also interested in developing strategies to overcome political and policy barriers to technical development.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

Shivan Kaul Sahib

Shivan Kaul Sahib

Shivan Kaul Sahib is a software engineer at Salesforce, working on Privacy and Data Governance. During his Internet of Rights fellowship, Shivan has explored this interest from an Internet standards perspective. One important outcome of his fellowship has been the establishment of the Privacy Enhancements and Assessments Research Group (PEARG) at the Internet Research Task Force last year, which he co-chairs.

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.