Caroline Sutcliffe is Deputy Director of Meydan TV, a new media startup that seeks to improve adherence to basic human rights and strengthen civil society in Azerbaijan. She was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Baku and enthusiastically joined Meydan TV after finishing her Masters at the London School of Economics. She has previously worked with the ICRC, U.S. State Department and United Nations and is passionate about encouraging innovation, entrepreneurship and citizen engagement in authoritarian states. Meydan TV is an independent, non-partisan startup platform that contributes to democracy-building in the struggling post-soviet republic. The young initiative draws upon the talent of citizen journalists, bloggers, dissidents and civil society to encourage a more pluralistic media climate in the region.
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