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Toral Cowieson

Toral Cowieson

Senior Director, Internet Leadership

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Toral joined the Internet Society in January 2011. In her position as Senior Director, Internet Leadership, she works to advance the Internet Society's commitment to fostering the next generation of Internet leaders around the globe and to increasing the visibility of the IETF in emerging economies. She also leads efforts to extend the Society's mission to broader communities through new distribution channels. Most recently, Toral was the founder of SISUTEK, a market due diligence firm focused on helping US and Canadian organizations define and deliver on their value propositions. Before founding her own company in 2002, she led new market development strategy and the editorial product team for Thomson/NewsEdge (now Thomson/Reuters). She has served on various boards and has taught at the university level. She has an MBA in International Business from George Washington University (Washington, DC). Toral is based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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25th Anniversary 7 September 2017

25 Under 25: Using the Internet to Make a Difference in Communities

On September 18th in Los Angeles, California, the Internet Society will celebrate a selected group of exceptional young people...

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25th Anniversary 16 March 2017

Community Forum Launches the Search for 25 Under 25

Today, the Internet Society hosted a special Community Forum, “Youth on the Internet.” Hundreds of participants from across 6...

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Human Rights 13 July 2015

The Science and Art of Identifying Next Generation Leaders: Some Reflections before IETF 93

For IETF 80 in 2011, the Internet Society had nearly 90 applicants for 12 available Fellows awardee slots. For...

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Internet Governance 9 June 2015

Shaping the Internet: Internet Society Next Generation Leaders in Action at the African Internet Summit and EuroDIG 2015

As many know, the Internet Society has a deep background in identifying and supporting next generation policy, technology, academic,...

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IETF 20 March 2015

Congratulations to the Internet Society Fellows to IETF 92 in Dallas, TX (US)

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IETF 7 November 2014

IETF 80-IETF 90: Some Reflections before IETF 91 in Honolulu

In the past four years, we have awarded nearly 140 first-time and returning Fellowships to the Internet Engineering Task...

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