Renata Aquino Ribeiro

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Aquino Ribeiro





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Renata Aquino Ribeiro is an independent researcher and professor and one of the founders at E.I. Research Collective and IK4T. She is the Chair of Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) at ICANN in 2017/2018, a fellow and a coach. Also part of the MAG IGF – Multistakeholder Advisory Group in the Internet Governance Forum promoted by the United Nations, representing Civil Society (2016-2018). She is an individual member of APC, and an onsite participant of the 2016 LACIGF members meeting.

In Mozilla Open Leaders, a participant (round 4/2017) and mentor (round 5 and 6/2018) as well as 2017 Mozilla Festival fellow. At Internet Freedom Festival 2017, a fellow in the Regions and Groups track. In 2015, she was a professor in the IT Campus at Quixadá City in Federal University of Ceará (UFC), Brazil. In 2014, Dr. Ribeiro was a researcher in social development, technology and education at Business and Economics Faculty (FEAAC) at UFC.

For the last decade, followed the internet governance debates such as regional IGFs and ICANN53 participation as fellow, Brazilian Internet School of Governance 2014 fellow, South School of Internet Governance 2015 fellow, India School of Internet Governance 2016 and Steering Committee 2017/8 and LACRALO ALS Nexti participant and NCUC participant in ICANN. With over 15 years of experience in technology and education markets, Dr. Ribeiro has acquired a broad knowledge of e-learning, instructional design, edtech and social media for learning industries. Also, Dr. Ribeiro taught in universities and education and technology projects involving NGOs, public and private schools as well as corporate training programs. She has a PhD completed in 2012 in Education: Curriculum as a part of the research group in Technologies in Education at Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Ribeiro is also a Master of Arts in Hypermedia from University of Westminster (UK – 2003), validated in Brazil through University of São Paulo (USP). Her bachelor degree is in Journalism from PUC-SP (1998).