Victoire Rio

Myanmar Tech Accountability Network
Myanmar

Victoire is spearheading efforts to counter online abuse in Myanmar.

She’s led advocacy efforts calling on social media companies to take greater responsibility for their products and actions and has worked to network key groups across Myanmar and the Global South to push improved prevention and response approaches to coordinated hate speech and disinformation campaigns.

Prior to taking a strategic coordination role as part of the Myanmar Tech Accountability Network, she was the director of Social Impact at Phandeeyar, Myanmar’s tech innovation hub.

Victoire holds a MA in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London.

She started her career in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she founded Mostar International Model United Nations (MOSTIMUN), co-organized Sarajevo Human Library and promoted the use of tech and innovation to address key social issues.