Rukiya Smith

Rukiya Smith

Executive Assistant


I joined the Internet Society as an Executive Assistant in August 2016. I assist with providing administrative support to the Internet Society's SVP and General Counsel, the SVP and Chief Financial Officer, and the VP, Systems and Support.

I bring 22 years of experience as an Executive Assistant. I began working in corporate relations in New York, where I am originally from. I have experience in various industries including telecommunications, public transit, law, education, and the nonprofit sector. Starting out as an administrative assistant, I have moved up in my career to provide high-quality support for top-level executives for various organizations.

When I am not at work, I am a busy mother raising an active toddler: lots of fun days at the playground and park in addition to cooking up special new recipes she is willing to try. Along with my new interest of relearning Spanish with Duolingo, I also enjoy taking Zumba classes at the local gym and updating my Spotify playlist weekly with new releases.