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Sonia Jorge

Alliance For Affordable Internet
Executive Director

Sonia N. Jorge is an expert in the confluence of development and communications policy. She has over 20 years of diverse international experience in a career spanning both the private and not-for-profit sectors. Her work has included ICT policy and regulatory advice and analysis, strategic industry planning, national ICT/broadband policy development, creating new legal and regulatory frameworks (to address issues including competition, interconnection, cost-based pricing, spectrum allocation and management, infrastructure sharing and convergence), understanding universal access and digital inclusion in the context of development, and promoting gender analysis and awareness in the ICT planning process.

 

Sonia has worked in over 20 countries around the globe, including many in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia. She holds a Masters in Public Policy (Tufts University) and a BA/BS in Economics and Business Finance (University of Massachusetts) and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Ms Jorge assumed her current role on 1 July 2013, having previously been Director of Research & Consulting at Pyramid Research, a UBM company