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Lionel Brossi is Director of International Relations and professor at the Institute of Communication and Image of the University of Chile [ICEI] and director of the Artificial intelligence and Society Hub [IA+SIC]. Lionel is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and a member of the chilean research hub for improving the Mental Health of Adolescents and Youth, IMHAY.

Since 2016, Lionel has been part of the leading team of Conectados al Sur, a multisectoral network (academia, NGOs, private sector, government, political actors and civil society) focused on the opportunities and challenges that arise to children and young people, in their relationship with the Internet and emerging technologies in Latin America and the world. 

As member of the Youth and Media team, he supports ongoing efforts of research and application on the field of Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion, and the study of youth digital skills, digital social innovation and Internet content gaps in Latin America.

He actively participates in working committees, expert groups and consultancies for international organizations (UNICEF, UNESCO, 5Rights Foundation, ITU, among others) and leads cross cutting regional and international research projects on the intersection of youth, technologies, education, wellbeing and human rights.

He holds a Phd in Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, a Master in Communication, a Master in Comparative: Cultural and Literary studies and a degree in Journalism and Social Communication.

Projects & Tools

Advising Governments: Public-Interest Taskforce

Through this project we assist people working in governments across the globe in dealing with pressing challenges related to innovative digital technologies.

Metaverse: Centering Inclusion

Bringing together experts from various sectors, conducing research to inform decision-making, and contributing to the development of a metaverse with thoughtful values and…

Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18) and digital technology.


May 9, 2018

Youth, Digital Transformation, and Forms of Inclusion in Latin America


A reflection on the challenges and opportunities that arise from digital practices by new generations. (en español)


Sep 15, 2020

Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children

BKC community members inform UNICEF report

BKC community members inform UNICEF report