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Enrique Piracés


Enrique is the Human Rights Technology Program Manager at the Center for Human Rights Science (CHRS) at Carnegie Mellon University. He works on a wide variety of topics, from fact-finding and evidence gathering to data science and digital security. He has been working at the intersection of human rights, science, and technological innovation for well over a decade, most recently as a visiting scholar at CHRS and previously as Vice President of the Human Rights Program at Benetech. His focus has been both the implications of the use of technology in the context of human rights as well as the opportunities that new scientific and technological developments open for NGOs and practitioners. He is an advocate for the use of Open Source and a believer in strong crypto as one of the building blocks for human rights documentation and journalistic work. His experience ranges from fact-finding and evidence gathering to data science and digital security. He is founder of RightsLab as well as co-founder of the Human Rights Technology Consortium.