Maria Vitória Launberg Ramos

Maria Vitória Launberg Ramos is the co-founder & CEO of Fiquem Sabendo, a pioneering NGO keeping the powerful accountable through Freedom of Access to Information (FOI) in Brazil. She is a visiting scholar at the Columbia BRICs-Lab on a scholarship from the Ling Institute. She has coordinated multiple data journalism projects, advocacy initiatives, and training and is currently developing civic technology. In 2021 and 2022, she was a finalist for the SIGMA Awards, the world's leading data journalism award. She received the Cláudio Weber Abramo Data Journalism Award and the Mosca Journalism Award from Livre twice.Jor. She is also the author of the reporting book "Indigentes: o Estado que enterra sem avisar" (Indigents: the State that Buries Without Warning) and a Board Associate of Open Knowledge Brazil.