World Press Freedom Day 2019
Public Policy Manager, Facebook
Emilar Gandhi is Facebook’s public policy manager for the SADC Region. Her current portfolio of policy issues includes safety and security, privacy, internet shutdowns, freedom of expression, regulation and public sector use of social media. Before joining Facebook, Emilar was Africa policy coordinator for the Association for Progressive Communications, where she led ICT public policy issues on the African continent focusing on human rights, technology and internet governance. She serves on the Advisory Network of the Freedom Online Coalition.