Deborah Brown

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United States

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Deborah Brown is APC Global Policy Advocacy Lead for the Association for
Progressive Communications (APC) where she focuses on internet rights
advocacy and fostering good internet governance. She leads APC's the
organisation’s engagement in various UN processes, and has represented APC
at the Human Rights Council, UN General Assembly, the World Summit on the
Information Society review process (WSIS+10), the International
Telecommunications Union, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, among
others. Deborah also serves as a Research Advisor for the Global
Commission on Internet Governance. Previously, she worked at AccessNow,
the United Nations Foundation, and the National Democratic Institute.
Deborah received her master’s degree from Georgetown University in
Democracy and Governance and Arab Studies, and her bachelor’s degree from
Barnard College, Columbia University in Political Science and Human