Natália Mazotte is a Knight Latin American Fellow. When selected as a fellow she was the executive director of Open Knowledge Brazil, where she lead technology projects that hold government accountable.
She is the co-founder of the news startup “Gênero e Número,” the Brazilian Data Journalism and Digital Methods Conference, and the data-driven news agency J++ São Paulo.
She teaches in the digital journalism postgraduate course at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and works as a teacher assistant in courses for journalists at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, and also lectures on topics related to digital methods, open data and access to information.
She earned a master’s degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro’s Communication Program and a bachelor’s degree from Fluminense Federal University’s Law School. She holds a specialization in digital strategy from the Pompeu Fabra University.