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Sanjana Hattotuwa

Board Member 2018-2020

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An Ashoka, Rotary World Peace and TED Fellow, Sanjana has since 2002 explored and advocated the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to strengthen peace, reconciliation, human rights and democratic governance. He specializes in, advises and trains on new media literacy, web activism, digital security and online advocacy in Sri Lanka and internationally. This has included training for activists and journalists in South Asia, South East Asia, Europe and the Balkans and focus on using a wide spectrum technology to capture, disseminate and archive vital stories in austere, violent human rights contexts. With the UN and other actors, through the ICT4Peace Foundation, Sanjana also works extensively on the advancement of information management during crises, both sudden-onset as well as protracted. Sanjana is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand on social media and politics.