Luisa Fernada Isaza Ibarra is a Colombian free speech attorney, researcher and activist.
Luisa studied law at the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogota, where she also teaches the class Law and Journalism. For the last six years, Luisa has defended and promoted freedom of expression in her country, from multiple angles: from journalist protection and the fight against impunity in the crimes against the press, to online free speech and the right to access public information.
During that time, Luisa worked at Colombian NGOs and was a consultant for international organisations focused on free speech. She is interested in creating and advancing public policies that support online and offline free speech in Latin America and is looking to raise awareness among citizens on the importance of journalism for democracies.
Luisa is a Chevening/Weidenfeld Hoffman Scholar.