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Lionel Brossi is Associate Professor and Director of International Relations at the Faculty of Communication and Image of the University of Chile [FCEI], where he co-leads 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 Millennium Nucleus 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, technologies, youth rights and inclusion, information quality and other human rights related topics.

He is also part of the Advising Governments: Public-Interest Taskforce, and Metaverse: Centering Inclusion projects at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

He actively participates in working committees, expert groups and consultancies for governments and international organizations (UNICEF, UNESCO, 5Rights Foundation, ITU, among others).

Lionel is a member of the advisory committee for countering disinformation at the Secretaría de Gobierno and the Ministry of Science and Innovation in Chile. He has also contributed his expertise as part of the Artificial Intelligence Experts Mission for Colombia.

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

Through this project we assist - in the public-interest - people working in governments across the globe in dealing with pressing challenges related to innovative digital…

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.

Digital Citizenship+ Resource Platform

The DCRP is an evolving collection of tools that you can use to learn more about safety, privacy, information quality, and creative expression.


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