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Nnenna Ifeanyi-Ajufo is an Associate Professor of Law and the Head of Law at the Buckinghamshire New University, United Kingdom. She was a Senior Lecturer of Law and Technology at Swansea University, United Kingdom. Her teaching and research interests relate to the intersection of law and technology, including the governance of emerging technologies, digital rights, and rule of law in cyberspace. She serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the African Union Cyber Security Experts Group (AUSCEG) and is a member of the International Law Association Working Group on Digital Challenges for International Law. She is also a member of the Cyber Threats Research Centre (CYTREC) at Swansea University, United Kingdom, and a contributing editor to the ‘Directions’ of the Cyber Direct Project of the European Union Institute for Security Studies. 
Nnenna has been invited as an expert or appointed as a consultant by distinguished organisations such as the Chatham House, the Commonwealth, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. She was named amongst 50 Individuals leading Legal Innovation in Africa, at the Africa Legal Innovations Award 2020, and was recently nominated by the United States Mission to the African Union, to participate in the U.S. Department of State International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) on ‘Promoting Cybersecurity’.
As a Technology and Human Rights Fellow at the Carr Centre, Nnenna explores the discourse of ‘human rights by design’ in digital technologies. Her research focuses on r the interaction between digital technologies and forms of racial discrimination technology and racial (in)equality and the responsibility of tech companies in ensuring a human rights-based approach in the designing of digital technologies.

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