About The Speaker
Julia Hoffman works at the intersections of human rights, media, technology, and conviviality. She currently leads Hivos' Innovation and Learning Team, based in The Hague, The Netherlands. Julia is trained in international public law and communication science and focused her PhD research on the impact of EU integration on citizen’s communication rights, including the access to information and freedom of expression. In a previous life as academic, she worked on these issues in Central America and Central Africa and held teaching positions at the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and the UN University for Peace (Costa Rica).