Flavia Alves is the Head of International Institutions at Facebook. She obtained her International Masters of Law (LL.M) degree from American University, and a Law Degree from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in São Paulo. An international attorney and policy expert, Ms. Alves leads Facebook’s engagement with international institutions dealing with a variety of Internet-related policy matters. Before joining Facebook, Ms. Alves was a Senior Advisor for International ICT Policy at Telecommunications Management Group (TMG), where she advised clients operating worldwide on a variety of ICT-policy matters, particularly on their Internet international fora strategy. She also worked at the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO) in Washington, D.C., at the Federal Supreme Court in São Paulo, as well as in other recognized law firms in Brazil. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.