Nathalia Foditsch is Director of International Programs at Connect Humanity. She is a licensed attorney and an expert in technology and communications policy and regulatory issues, with over fifteen years experience.
She has worked for some of the main international organizations and think tanks in Washington D.C., which she has represented in countless official missions to numerous countries in the Latin America, Caribbean, and Europe.
More recently, Foditsch has served as a Senior Policy and Regulatory specialist for the Web Foundation’s Alliance for Affordable Internet. She is a research fellow at Cornell University’s Emerging Markets Institute (EMI), which is part of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.
Among other publications focused on technology and communications policy and regulation, Foditsch has co-edited and co-authored the book “Broadband in Brazil: Past, Present, Future”, which was a finalist of the 2017 “Jabuti Awards” (the main literary award in Brazil). She is an adjunct professor at the University Jose Cela (Spain); and holds a master’s in law (LLM) and a master’s in public policy (MPP) and is a member of the advisory board of the Brazil-U.S. Legal and Judicial Studies Program at the Washington College of Law (WCL).
She is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and German.