Shine The Light is an international campaign that encourages people to boost the profile of incredible women around the world who are pushing boundaries using technology.
Who do you want to #ShineTheLight on?
In 2017 we're celebrating brilliant and gutsy women around the world making the Internet a safer and more trusted place.
Know someone doing the same?
Tag them on social media using #ShineTheLight and add to the dicsussion on #ShePresisted and we'll share their story. In a time where online harrassment is real, let's send the message that women have allies online. Lots of them.
They have allies in the world of tech - lots of them.
If you're an Internet Society member contact your local Chapter, Special Interest Group, or start one. Being part of a Chapter gives you access to a team of people working towards finding local solutions where you live.
The Internet Engineering Taskforce works to make the Internet better. If you're a technologist from a developing country you could be eligible to apply for a fellowship to the IETF
The Internet Governance Forum is one of the largest and most open Internet policy meetings in the world. It brings together people from around the world to help share solutions to global Internet policy issues. Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum are young Internet Society members with a passion for Internet policy. We'd love you to apply!
The Internet Society’s Next Generation Leaders (NGL) programme helps Internet professionals between the ages of 20 and 40 to develop their leadership potential. Find out how to apply