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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon 2019, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age.

Together at RightsCon Tunis, our first summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa, more than 2500 expert practitioners will come together across over 400 sessions to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights.

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Susan Abbott

Independent Consultant
Susan Abbott is an independent consultant who specializes in working with non-profit organizations, universities, and donors in the areas of media development, civil society assistance, and digital rights. Abbott provides consulting services in the areas of fundraising and grant writing; facilitating workshops and training programs; monitoring and evaluation; organizational capacity building of civil society organizations and non-profit media; and program management. As a consultant, Abbott has worked for a variety of organizations including Albany Associates, CIMA, Fondation Hirondelle, International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc., Internews, IREX, Media Legal Defence Initiative, The Nexus Fund, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Thomson Foundation. In addition to her consulting practice, Abbott is a lecturer in the Department of Communication, University of Colorado Denver, and a non-resident fellow at the Center for Media, Data, and Society at Central European University, Budapest.