Yaso is an awarded technologist from Brazil. She is one of the fellows of the Digital & Innovation program at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she investigates data and development. Yaso is an affiliate of the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard, position that she holds after being Fellow of the Harvard Center during the academic year of 2016-17. She was a Fellow of the Center for Technology and Society at FGV-Rio. She led the Serenata de Amor Operation, an anti-corruption project in Brazil. Her work is about Government & Digital Democracy, Data Governance, Digital identity, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. She co-chaired the W3C Working Group Data on the Web Best Practices from 2013 to 2017. As Web Specialist of the international consortium, she worked in several fields. Yaso has as core an in-depth knowledge about Internet, although the Industrial Design bachelor gave her the skills to understand the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction, software and social sciences.
Keywords: Government, Digital Democracy, Data Governance, Digital identity, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Development