Maria Dolores Puy

Maria Dolores Puy

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Maria Dolores Puy is a lawyer and civil-law or latin notary, who currently serves as contracts record holder in the city of Esperanza, Argentina. As public officer her role is to provide advice and also draft, authenticate and register legal instruments.
Her first approach to computer law and Internet infrastructure was during her undergraduate studies, having deepened his internalization about the different issues that the Internet raises while she was pursuing her specialization as a notary. The theme selected for her final dissertation was "The Electronic and Digital Signature as authentication methods".
But her interest and commitment to the Internet Governance topics began to grow from her decision to pursue a PhD in Law at the National University of Litoral in Santa Fe. Through the course of Mrs. Puy´s doctoral studies, she has successfully completed the OAS on line course on e-government and also the has had the opportunity to take part of the 2010 DiploFoundation Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme -Foundation and Advanced Phases- and therefore she expects to join the Researchers Phase, in order to continue with her investigation in cybersecurity. This last e-learning experience has deeply enriched her knowledge about the various aspects involved in IG and the different ways in wich they are addressed, at the national, regional and global level.
Theoretical and practical training on IG gained in recent years was awarded with a fellowship to attend to the South School on Internet Governance, held last March in Sao Paulo, Brazil. On that occasion she was able to interact with a prestigious academic body and students from throughout Latin American and Europe. With this Ambassadorship, granted as part of the ISOC Next Generation Leaders Program, she plans to apply all this gathered information and turn her renewed perspective locally, developing activities in cooperation with the ISOC Argentina Chapter.

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