Lilian Chamorro

Colnodo representative for the community networks learning grant initiative

Biography

Lilian has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications engineering and a postgraduate degree in engineering project management. She has worked with Colnodo since 2004, researching, implementing and managing ICT for development projects related to community networks, gender, education and e-government, among others. She is part of APC's Women's Rights Programme, with which she has participated in different activities and events discussing and promoting the participation of women in technology. Currently she has been leading special projects, particularly in the community networks area, managing projects in Buenos Aires, Cauca and Mani Casanare, working with community leaders on the building of their own community networks and exploring sustainability strategies with a gender focus. Lilian also works with different funders, allies and universities developing activities related to project implementation, technical issues, capacity building, and social, financial and legal sustainability, aimed at the consolidation of a conducive ecosystem for community networks in Colombia.

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