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IGF Ambassadors

2018 IGF Ambassadors

Aisyah Shakirah Suhaidi (Malaysia) is presently undertaking her undergraduate studies in law at University Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, and most recently completed external studies in the area of multilateralism via a partnership of the EU and ASEAN at Maastricht University and Universitas Indonesia. Aisyah has participated in Internet governance fora such as WSIS, ITU’s Girls Day in Geneva, and ICANN… Read more

Akua Walters (Jamaica) runs a startup called Hacker Hostel. The organization identifies final year Computer Science, Math, Physics and Electrical Engineering students from countries across the Caribbean and pairs them with senior software engineers for four weeks, where they undergo a boot camp that allows them to easily transition into junior software engineering roles. He also advises members of the… Read more

Anahiby Becerril (Mexico) is a Researcher and Professor who has been working at the intersection of Law and ICTs for several years, and specializes in Cybersecurity and Human Rights Online. She currently works with the INFOTEC Centro de Investigación e Innovación en Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación, and most recently participated in the creation of the National Cybersecurity Strategy… Read more

Dajana Mulaj (Albania) is an Internet Governance Specialist and the Coordinator of the Albanian Youth IGF, an open platform which aims to empower youth in her country to engage in Internet-related discussions. In 2017, she was selected as a youth participant at the South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG) and then later as a YouthDIG Fellow at the… Read more

Eduardo Tome (Honduras) is an IT Policy Officer at Red de Desarrollo Sostenible (Sustainable Development Network), an NGO that focuses on capacity building through the use of ICTs, multimedia production, and community radio, and also manages the ccTLD for Honduras. He is currently the Vice Chair of the ISOC Honduras Chapter and a member of the Youth SIG (Youth Observatory).… Read more

Elif Sert (Turkey) is a Graduate Law Student at the University of California – Berkeley, with a particular focus in information technologies law. She previously worked as a Privacy Consultant at a startup and a Research Assistant at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her academic work is centered around the use of algorithms and how they affect human rights, especially the right… Read more

Farouk Aroua (Tunisia) is the Communication and Stakeholders Engagement Manager at the Arab World Internet Institute (AWII) where he is responsible for coordinating the alumni of the Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC SIG), and maximizing and strengthening their impact in their respective communities. He is working with organizations such as ICANN, ISOC, RIPE NCC and… Read more

Joshua Musasizi (Uganda) is the Secretary-General of Internet Society Uganda Chapter. The chapter has implemented a number of projects related to child online protection and the translation of Wikipedia into local languages to promote easy access and also uploading local content for schools to leverage as an educational resource. Joshua is the Co-Founder of TIFAT Uganda Ltd, a social enterprise… Read more

Luã Fergus (Brazil) is currently a Law Student and a Research Assistant at the Center for Technology and Society of FGV RIO (CTS/FGV). He has been dedicating himself to academic endeavor around Internet governance, specifically personal data protection in smart cities and copyright reform. He is also interested in areas such as Youth Engagement, Community Networks, and Intermediary Liability. Along… Read more

Matías Jackson (Uruguay) is an Assistant Professor of Computer Law at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, where he also obtained his undergraduate law degree. He is currently undertaking post-graduate studies in Information Systems and IT Management at the same institution. He first got involved with Internet governance when he was selected for the NextGen@ICANN program in 2015. Matías… Read more

Noha Ashraf Abdel Baky (Egypt) is Senior Data Storage Analyst at Dell EMC. She is also a Dell University Relations Committee Member and a Dell Social Media Ambassador. She has previously worked for multinational companies like Microsoft and Orange Business Services. Noha has participated in the Mozilla Open Leaders Program, and is a Fellow to the Middle East and Adjoining… Read more

Nomsa Mlambo (Zimbabwe) is a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) graduate from the University of Cape Town, and is currently studying to be admitted as an attorney of the High Court in Zimbabwe. She recently moved back to Zimbabwe after living and working in South Africa developing the next generation of African leaders at the African Leadership Academy. She is an… Read more

Priyatosh Jana (India) is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Mallabhum Institute of Technology where he is focused on teaching and facilitating to undergraduate engineering students along various streams. He is also the single point of contact (SPOC) of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) for MOOCs and the Remote Center Coordinator of the National… Read more

Stanley Osao (Papua New Guinea) is a Control Systems Engineer by profession. He currently serves as Board Chair of iPNGC for the second term. He has also been active in ICANN with their fellowship program and At-Large communities. Stanley has worked in academia, international NGO, the private sector, and also undertakes freelance work in ICTs, telecommunications, and electrical engineering. He… Read more

Yeseul Kim (South Korea) is presently studying Science and Technology Policy at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) where she is focusing on Internet governance and cybersecurity. She has been working with organizations such as Creative Commons, Wikimedia, ICANN, ISOC and others. Yeseul has also participated in the Asia-Pacific School on Internet Governance (APSIG), Asia-Pacific Internet Governance… Read more