Hanane Boujemi is senior tech policy expert with more than a decade experience in the economic and legal aspects of Internet Policy and Governance. She is currently leading academic research on Blockchain technologies addressing soft power management and accumulation within distributed governance and how Blockchain can empower democracy. Mrs. Boujemi’s professional career includes positions as a senior policy analyst with senior various UN institutions including ITU, UNESCO and UNESCWA. She also managed Internet Governance MENA Programme (iGmena) promoting human rights online in the Middle East for 5 years, and was responsible for its overall design and implementation. Mrs. Boujemi has extensive experience in issues mapping and policy analysis, she is also an avid creator of tech tools, which respond to policy challenges in developing countries context. She is the co-chair of the UN’s DC on Internet Rights and Principles and an advisor for various non-profits.