Name : Macarena Rodriguez

Professional Title : Legal Clinic Director

Affiliation : Universidad Alberto Hurtado

Country : Chile

Title of Presentation : Freedom of Information: An Essential Foundation for the Protection of Other Fundamental Rights

Short Bio : I pursued a degree in law at the Catholic University of Chile. I worked for 5 years as an assistant to the course of professional practice (Legal Clinic) that was given in one of the oldest and most overcrowded prisons in Santiago.
Since 2003, I has been in charge of the Legal Clinics at Alberto Hurtado’s University, where I have motivated the students to learn by doing and I was able to convey to them the importance and the need of giving first class and professional excellence legal advice.