Anja Gengo currently works at the United Nations Secretariat for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as an associate programme expert and a focal point for the national, regional, and youth IGF initiatives.
Before joining the IGF Secretariat, she worked as an analyst and legal advisor in private legal practice, focused on media and ICT law. She co-founded the Centre for Media Law, working as an Internet policy analyst and program coordinator. Ms. Gengo is a 10-year experienced debater, trainer, and judge for the Karl Popper and British Parliamentary debate formats with extensive experience from many national, regional and international debate tournaments.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in law and a master’s degree in International Law, with her academic research focused on the intersections between digital technologies and law. She is also an alumnus of the Monroe E. Price programme in comparative media law and policy from the University of Oxford and Annenberg School of Communication.