Karen Higgs


Karen has worked in the field of online communications since 1997. She has lived in Latin America for more than twenty years and currently lives in Uruguay.

Together with a small multilingual team, working virtually, she manages the APC.org website which provides key information on ICTs for development and social justice in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. She is editor-in-chief of the APCNews e-newsletter, which is also published in French and Spanish, and of APC's in-depth annual reports since 2000. From 2002 to 2007 she coordinated two international awards - the APC Betinho Latin American and Hafkin Africa Communications Prizes.

Karen is a board member for the Inter-American Institute on Disability and Inclusive Development (IIDI). She lives in Uruguay though she's Welsh by birth. In addition to her life in APC, Karen is a musician.

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