Renata Aquino Ribeiro is an independent researcher and professor and one of the founders at E.I. Research. She follows internet governance debates such as regional IGFs and ICANN participating as community member and fellow, participant of Brazilian Internet School of Governance 2014, South School of Internet Governance 2016 alumni and 2017 panelist. As well as ICANN LACRALO ALS Nexti participant and NCUC elected LAC representative in the executive committe in ICANN. With experience in technology and education markets, Dr. Ribeiro has acquired a broad knowledge of e-learning, instructional design, edtech and social media for learning industries. Also, Dr. Ribeiro taught in universities and education and technology projects involving NGOs, public and private schools as well as corporate training programs. She has a PhD completed in 2012 in Education: Curriculum as a part of the research group in Technologies in Education at Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP). Ribeiro is also a Master of Arts in Hypermedia from University of Westminster (UK – 2003), validated in Brazil through University of São Paulo (USP). Her bachelor degree is in Journalism from PUC-SP (1998).