SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
Ms. Asvatha Babu is a Senior Research Associate at the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). She is a second year graduate student in the International Communication program at American University's School of International Service. Her research interests include global media, social media and cyber policy. Thus far, her work on Internet governance has dealt specifically with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), and multistakeholderism. Ms. Babu holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Madras, India and speaks Tamil, English and limited French. She tweets about tech news and feminism at @fireflyclass.
Ms. Gabriela Chauvin is a Senior Research Associate at the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). She is a communicator and an editor with expertise in public relations and media management. She has edited several publications about policy making, political parties, civil rights, social inclusion, and literature in Latin America. She was senior advisor for the International Affairs and Security Committee of the Ecuadorian Congress. She holds Master's degrees in Hispanic American Literature, Book Editing, and Cultural Studies.
Ms. Olivera Postic is a Senior Research Associate at the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). Ms. Postic has significant work experience in the fields of international relations, research and education. She worked as a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and an Assistant Lecturer at the University of Belgrade's Faculty of Economics.
Ms. Postic’s research interests include international relations, cooperation and development. She holds master’s degrees in International Economics and Diplomacy.