senior director for law and policy, Article 19
Barbora Bukovská has been Article 19’s Senior Director for Law and Policy since 2009. She leads on the development of all Article 19 policies and provides legal oversight and support to work across the organisation.
Barbora has extensive experience working on a range of human rights issues. From 2006 to 2008, she was the Legal Director at the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, an international organisation working on the rights of people with disabilities. She earned a doctorate degree in law in Slovakia and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. In 1998 and 1999, she was a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Law School in New York.