Roberta Braga

Roberta Braga is the Founder and Executive Director of the Digital Democracy Institute of the Americas. Previously, she was Director of Counter-Disinformation Strategies at Equis Institute, Deputy Director for Programs and Outreach at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, and Manager for Global Content and Campaigns at the law firm Baker McKenzie. Roberta was named as one of 50 “Top Women in Cybersecurity Americas” by Latinas in Cyber and WOMCY in 2023. She was a Penn Kemble Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy from 2021 to 2022, and a Cyber Fellow with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy in the same year. Roberta has been published in major media outlets and provides English-, Spanish-, and Portuguese-language commentary on political and social issues in the U.S. and Latin America, including for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times, Axios, Brazil’s O Globo and Folha de S.Paulo, among others. Originally from Brazil, Roberta is a native Portuguese- and English-speaker, and fluent in Spanish.