Over 6,700 students from 208 countries and territories from around the world have studied with Diplo over the past 20 years. Our alumni have studied a range of subjects, from contemporary diplomacy and internet governance to digital policy and humanitarian diplomacy. Many alumni hold prominent positions in government ministries, diplomatic missions, international organisations, and other institutions.
Through this hub, we invite you to explore and connect with Diplo’s alumni.
DiploCircle Magazine #3 is dedicated to showcasing some of the best publications by Diplo-related people in 2021.
As of 2022, the magazine will be fused with the Diplo Wisdom Circle initiative in order to continue promoting the best pieces published across various outlets.
Training and courses
See what Diplo alumni say about our online courses and programmes, and browse through all the alumni reviews listed by the courses topics.
Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy
Amir Kiyaei, IGD group, South Africa
Sabrina Konzoc, Branch youth leader and international delegate, German Youth Red Cross
Advanced Diploma in Internet Governance Programme
Mustafa Yaasin Sheik, Somali Network Information Center (SONIC)
Online Meetings and Conferences
Benson Ncube, Business Development Manager, System Automation, Botswana
Andrea Becerra Pimentel, Law Student, Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico
Amb. Jerobeam Shaanika, Deputy Chef de Cabinet, Office of the President of the 74th Session of the UNGA 2019-2020
Internet Technology and Policy
Alicia Melanie Shepard, Alumni member
Gloria Oloya Awor, Consultant, Akijul – Enabling Change
Alumni blog posts
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In recent years, DiploFoundation has received a growing number of calls from course participants to include video interaction in our online courses. This post reflects briefly on the use of Zoom meetings in Diplo’s ...
28 July 2020
Internet governance (IG) is a particularly challenging puzzle when viewed from the perspective of countries in the Global South. Many of these countries are asymmetrically integrated and constrained by structures of d...
25 May 2020
In 2019, the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) published the report Measuring digital development. The report presented several important facts and figures, inc...
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Featured faculty member
Ambassador Kishan S. Rana is professor emeritus and senior fellow at Diplo.
He worked in the Indian Foreign Service, and was ambassador and high commissioner for Algeria, Czechoslovakia, Kenya, Mauritius, and Germany. He also worked as a staff member for former prime minister Indira Gandhi. He is currently lecturer in Bilateral Diplomacy, Consular and Diaspora Diplomacy, Economic Diplomacy, 21st Century Diplomacy, Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy , and Public Diplomacy at DiploFoundation.
Since childhood, Rana was interested in photography. His father gave him a Rolleicord camera in 1954, and with limited resources, he captured the world in black-and-white photos. His early works are part of the online exhibition The Three Amigos in 2020.