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Gender equality is essential for inclusive democratic societies.
- Osama Aljaber
Osama Aljaber is a Digital Democracy Specialist at UNDP. He holds a master’s degree in Data, Culture and Society from the University of Westminster in London and a BSc in Computer Information Systems from Hashemite University. Osama specializes in using new technologies and AI in the field of politics, elections and democracy and has supported different national governments and organizations worldwide in promoting information integrity using technology and big data analysis. Osama has led and co-led the establishment of different regional and international networks promoting democracy and civic and political participation. His research focuses on the impact of misinformation and information disorder on democracies worldwide.
What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?
Building a more equal world where everyone can reach their potential.
Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.
Building eMonitor+; an AI-powered tool to monitor digital media platforms and combat VAW in politics. The platform was used in 2022 by governments and CSOs in Lebanon, Libya, Peru and Tunisia to monitor online VAW. https://www.undp.org/arab-states/emonitor-plus
Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?
Video games and traveling.
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