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Olga Cavalli

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Argentina
Adviser for technology

Olga Cavalli is an ICT and Internet specialist with large experience in project management, market research, competitive analysis, public policy and regulations. Since 2007 Ms. Cavalli is a member of the United Nations Secretary General´s Advisory group for the Internet Governance Forum and the Argentina Representative in the GAC of ICANN. She was GNSO Council Member in ICANN and GNSO Vice chair. As an advisor of the Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Argentina, she has represented Argentina in the WSIS Second Phase held in Tunis. She is the Coordinator of the Latin American Roaming Harmonization Project, leaded by Regulatel and financed by the IADB (BID). She is the argentine focal point for the eLAC, Latinamerican Regional Information Society Plan of Action. Ms. Cavalli was a member of the Special Commission appointed by the Government of Argentina to develop the basis for the Cybercrime Law in Argentina and she was also a leading member of the commission that developed the National Digital Agenda of Argentina. Since 2007 she is the Director and main leader of the “South School on Internet Governance”, pioneering program that grants fellowships to students in Latin America and the Caribbean to recieve an intensive face to face training in Internet Governance. (www.gobernanzainternet.org) Ms. Cavalli is a Boad Member of the Argentina National Center of Engineers, CAI. There she is also the Capacity Building Coordinator and the President of the Commission "Women Engineers for Development". She is the secretary of the ISOC Argentina Chapter. Ms Cavalli is an Associated Professor at Universidad de Buenos Aires and at the Diplomacy career in the Ministry of Foreing Affairs. Ms. Cavalli is a PHD in Business Direction, MBA, Master in Telecommunication Regulation and Electronic and Electric Engineer. She is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and German. She lives in Buenos Aires and is the mother of Juana and Federico.