Luísa Franco Machado

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Luísa Franco Machado (she/they) is a feminist data economist from Brazil, and is an international activist for digital rights and data justice. She is among the 17 new Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals recognized by the United Nations. At age 24 they hold a Master of Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Master’s in New Technologies and Public Policy from Sciences Po Paris. Her research is focused on the connection between technology, feminisms and socioeconomic development. They have previously worked at the UN, OECD, the French government, the São Paulo City Council, among others.