Julie Owono is a lawyer and the head of Africa Desk at Internet Sans Frontières (Internet Without Borders), where she focuses on digital Rights and Freedoms in Africa, and develops the organization globally. She regularly writes columns for various publications, including Al Jazeera English and Quartz, on issues related to politics, law and innovation in the Gulf of Guinea. She often appears as a Gulf of Guinea expert on International TV channels, including France 24, BBC World.