Jean Linis Dinco (she/her)
Jean Linis-Dinco is a data specialist, human rights activist, and doctoral candidate in the field cybersecurity and human rights. She is presently working on her Ph.D. at UNSW Canberra, where she is applying a modified version of Herman and Chomsky’s Propaganda Model to the study of official propaganda and online disinformation in the context of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. In 2022, the Women in AI Ethics (WAIE) honoured Jean as one of the top 100 women in the field of AI ethics for her contributions to the advancement of both technology and human rights.
Jean received an ambassadorship from the European Commission in 2022 so that she could represent the Philippines at the One Young World Summit in Manchester, UK, where she could talk about her work in the field of disinformation research. She won the Oxford-United Nations Youth Challenge Award for her work on gamifying human rights education in the Philippines. To top it all off, she took home the silver medal for her entry in the Nobel Peace Prize Challenge 2022 for her letter advocating for free speech and peace in the Philippines to President Marcos.