Mission and Vision

Our mission is to promote the principles of a free culture and defend civil rights on the Internet, fostering spaces for interaction and exchange of knowledge and developing Web tools with open code and design, supported by an alternative and innovative communication and advocacy work.

Our vision is to establish a collaborative society whose digital rights are exercised and respected, and that can access, copy, modify and freely share their culture.

Our values and principles

Freedom

Community and collaboration

Digital rights

Our work team

Maricarmen Sequera

Executive Director

Co-founder of TEDIC. She works in the public policy area and directs digital rights projects in the organization. Researcher in Human Rights and Technology. Lawyer graduated from the National University of Asunción. She has several publications on Cybersecurity, Privacy, Freedom of Expression and Gender on the Internet. Born in Villarrica.

Luis Alonzo Fulchi

Technology Director

He coordinates the technological area of the organization. Sociologist from the Republic University (Uruguay) with more than 15 years of experience in open technologies and collaborative production methodologies. Co-founder of Creative Commons in Uruguay, he is currently part of the Creative Commons Paraguay team. Technology advisor and professor in the Virtual Learning Environments (ProEVA) of the Republic University for 5 years.

Eduardo Carrillo

Project Director

Holds a BA in International Affairs. He is particularly interested in the intersections of digital rights and vulnerable communities, with a special attention to LGTBQI groups. He has done research in matters of city security with technology and data protection in the public and private sector. He previously worked at “A Quiénes Elegimos” and the International Organization for Migration.

Belén Giménez

Project Assistant

Psychologist with emphasis in the Cyber Psychology and Human Interaction with Technology areas. Passionate about the study of how interaction with technologies has an impact on human behavior and interpersonal relationships. Feminist and activist, member of Girls Code, Django Girls Asunción, and of collectives that aim, with different actions, to diminish the digital gender gap.

Selene Yang

Community and Communication Assistant

Phd. candidate for the Social Communications Program from the National University of La Plata, Argentina. Academic researcher focused on technological communities and feminist cartographies. Co-founder of Geochicas and part of the OpenStreetMap and OSGeo community. Nicaraguan, Costa Rican and self-perceived Paraguayan.