Nana Mgbechikwere Nwachukwu is the Global Advocacy Knowledge Management & Communications Advisor for CARE USA, bridging her interests in law, technology, human rights, and humanitarianism into an interdisciplinary career. With over 12 years of experience working on economic policy, governance, and digital issues, particularly policy formulations and civic engagement, she expertly synthesizes complex data/information to inform action. She is passionate about strengthening digital spaces as governance, policy-making, and free speech tools, particularly for women and girls.
She is interested in research around the opportunities and challenges of technology in delivering humanitarian responses. While at the Berkman Klein Centre, she will continue to contribute to research on digital authoritarianism and other related issues. Nana has a degree in law from Abia State University, a master’s degree in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from the University of Liverpool, and a master’s degree in International Humanitarian Affairs from the University of York, the United Kingdom. Nana is a founding member of the 'Not Too Young to Run' strategy team which focuses on driving youth participation in governance.
Beyond work, she volunteers her time strengthening small businesses and civil society organizations' capacity to navigate legal issues. Nana enjoys meeting people, an unlimited supply of cappuccino, and is socially interested in how people are navigating human relationships during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.