Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos is an independent telecom and ICT policy researcher based in Manila, Philippines. She has worked as a research consultant for various donor-funded projects, international development institutions, non-profits, and think tanks, including The Asia Foundation, Center for Research and Communication, LIRNEasia, IDRC Canada, USAID, AusAID, and ADB. She has published book chapters, journal articles, and policy papers and briefs on telecom policy, ICT for development, and e-democracy. Aside from her formal work, she is busy with her personal advocacy of pushing for better internet in the Philippines. Grace writes a regular blog for industry publication TelecomAsia and is a member of the Internet Society – Philippine Chapter.