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ITU Regional Conference on ICT for Women in the Arab Region

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The ITU Arab regional Office is organizing the ITU Regional Conference on ICT for Women in the Arab Region: ICT for Women’s Empowerment, at the kind invitation of OGERO Telecom, Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Telecommunications of Lebanon, and in collaboration with the Arab Women Organization (AWO), Internet Society (ISOC), World Bank Group, and the Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB), in Beirut, Lebanon.

This conference aims to shed light on the importance of digital skills for women’s empowerment and link it to the employment opportunities by showcasing success stories from the region.

The list of speakers can be found here.

As this is a regional conference, we invited a group of Internet Society women to join us there on this occasion. The Internet Society offered one travel fellowship to each Chapter to attend this conference from the Middle East, North Africa and Western Asia.

Meet the fellows

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Time

Monday 26 November 2018 –

Tuesday 27 November 2018

Location

Movenpick Hotel

Beirut, Lebanon

Spokespeople

Raúl Echeberría

Vice President, Global Engagement

After completing his term on Internet Society’s Board of Trustees (2008-2014), Raúl Echeberría joined the organization as Vice President of Global Engagement. Raúl was one of the founders of LACNIC… Read more

Andrew Sullivan

President & CEO

Andrew Sullivan joined the Internet Society as President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. He has worked on Internet infrastructure and standards since 2001. In 2012 he joined Dyn… Read more

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