Renata Ávila Pinto

Renata Ávila Pinto (born 1 January 1981) is a Guatemalan lawyer and activist specializing in technology and intellectual property. She is a spokesperson and part of the team that defends Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, under the direction of Baltasar Garzón. Since 2018 she has been the Executive Director of the , based in Chile and Brazil.

She was a defender of survivors of genocide and other human rights abuses in Guatemala, and was part of the legal team led by the Spanish lawyer Almudena Bernabeu in the case of Rigoberta Menchú against Efraín Ríos Montt.

She is a member of the board of directors of Creative Commons, an international organization that advocates for open knowledge and libre culture. She is also a board member of Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25), a pan-European initiative launched by former Greek finance minister and economist Yanis Varoufakis, which seeks to democratize the European Union. Provided by Wikipedia
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