Verónica is the global policy advocacy coordinator at the Association for Progressive Communications (APC). In this role, she coordinates the organisation's and members’ involvement in various global policy forums, including the UN Open-ended Working Group on Information and Communication Technologies (OEWG), the UN Human Rights Council, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), among others. Verónica also serves as APC's representative within the Freedom Online Coalition Advisory Network, where she co-leads the Digital Equality Task Force.
Before joining APC, Verónica served as senior policy advisor at the Government Secretariat of Modernisation in Argentina. There, she led the work with the OECD on digital government, open government and innovation. In this capacity, Verónica represented Argentina at the OECD Public Governance Committee and coordinated gender-related initiatives at the G20 Digital Economy Task Force during the Argentinian Presidency in 2018.
Previously, Verónica has contributed to the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University and the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE). Additionally, she has served as a consultant, collaborating with various digital rights organisations across Latin America.
Verónica holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires and a master's degree in Public Policy from the Central European University. Her professional focus centres on global digital policy governance, cybersecurity and digital inclusion.
Purpose of position
The purpose of the global policy advocacy coordinator is to coordinate APC members' and partners’ involvement in APC’s global policy advocacy and support regional advocacy work in close collaboration with APC programmes. This includes supporting APC’s global advocacy lead in the coordination of APC’s global advocacy work across all programmes and proactively contributing to APC’s global policy advocacy strategy.