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WTDC-17 Side Event: Shaping the Future of the Internet with Gender Equality

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

5:30 PM

Opening remarks

Doreen Bogdan, ITU Equals in Tech
Maria Ines Baque, Ministerio de Modernización, Argentina
Isabella Roy, Global Affairs, Government of Canada
Raul Echeberria, Internet Society
Dafne Plou, APC
Eleonora Rabinovich, Google

Moderator: Olga Cavalli, ISOC Board member and President of ISOC Argentina
5:50 PM

Breakout group 1 (Access)

6:35 PM

Breakout group 2 (Leadership)

Facilitators (both sessions)

Dr Alison Gillwald (Executive Director, Research ICT Africa)
Alison Gillwald (PhD) is the Executive Director of Research ICT Africa (RIA) and holds an adjunct professorship at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Development, Policy and Practice where she supervises PhD candidates focusing on ICT policy and regulation.

Ms. Salam Yamout
Ms. Yamout is the Regional Director, Middle East for the Internet Society. She is also founder and executive board member of the Lebanese Internet Center, Women in IT, and the Lebanon Chapter of the Internet Society. She also serves on the board of various organizations including RIPE NCC (the Internet Registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia); MIT Enterprise Forum for the Pan Arab Region, and Lebanon for Entrepreneurs.

Ms. Paula Arregui
Product Senior Vice President at MercadoPago, Latin America´s leading Internet payment platform. In this role she has actively participated in the product development strategy all over the region. She is Argentinian citizen and holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Buenos Aires. She has just ended an Executive Program at Stanford University.

Rappourteurs (both sessions): Raquel Gatto (ISOC), Luisa Paez (Canada), Agustina Callegari (ISOC SIG Women)
7:20 PM

Closing remarks

(Facilitators and rapporteurs)
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Tuesday 10 October 2017

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Dock Del Plata, Alicia Moureau de Justo, 350, Piso 1, Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

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