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Sunday, December 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Who Decides Which Languages Are Used on the Web?

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How do the decisions of technology makers (often companies) affect different communities, when it comes to language, expression, voice and power? Who decides what's a "major" versus "minor" language?


Dragana Kaurin

Founder & Director, Localization Lab
Dragana Kaurin is a human rights researcher and ethnographer working at the intersection of technology, human rights and migration. She is the founder and executive director of Localization Lab, a non-profit organization that works on technology adoption with local communities, research... Read More →

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Monica Bonilla

I'm linguist. I have been part of the Rising Voices team since 2015. My experience has been with people who speak minority languages, on topics such as digital literacy, digital inclusion, human rights, linguistic rights and planning. I like research, I promote the use of free software... Read More →
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Mohamed ElGohary

Lingua Manager, Global Voices
I'm a Board Member and the Lingua (Translation) Manager at Global Voices.
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Rodrigo Pérez

Digital activist in indigenous languages ​​and promoter of the use of free software in indigenous languages, #MozillaNAtivo, #Wikipedia #DadaísmoZapotecano

Sunday December 3, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm GMT+0530
Main Stage TRACE Expert City