Beatriz Botero Arcila The Americas 2024

Beatriz Botero Arcila is an Assistant Professor of Law at Sciences Po Law School and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. She holds a doctorate from Harvard Law School where she defended a dissertation on the governance of smart cities and urban platforms and the data they collect. Her current research and work are on law and technology, with a focus on the governance of data and artificial intelligence in the European Union and the United States. Beatriz is also co-founder of the Edgelands Institute, an organization focused on studying and creating local capacity on questions about digital surveillance and security in different cities around the world. Previously, Beatriz worked in the environmental litigation team of Dejusticia, a think and do tank based in Bogotá, Colombia, and was head of legal of Tpaga, a digital payments company also based in Bogotá. Beatriz holds a law degree from the Universidad de los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia and trained as a classical piano in the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.