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Our People in Internet governance section features stories about emerging leaders and pioneers in Internet governance. Some of them are already involved in ICANN, the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and different Internet Governance (IG) policy environments. Others have leadership roles at universities, or in local, regional or international communities. Others are involved in grassroots activities. All of the featured emerging leaders have participated in Diplo's Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP), delivered annually since 2005.

The stories below, which we update from time to time to showcase new inspiring stories, are a few of the many engaging stories about leaders in the digital world.

>> Click here to read about many more leaders in Internet governance.

 

It was a love of all things technological that made Tracy Hackshaw, from Trinidad and Tobago, pursue computer studies and the social sciences. ‘Why do people do the things they do?... Read more...

Katitza Rodriguez is certainly not a newcomer to the world of Internet governance. She is currently International Rights Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, synonymous with the fight to protect the rights of online users... Read more...

When a regional organization like the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) is representing several small sovereign nations, attracting investment in telecoms and ICT to the region requires common approaches to common problems. For Rodney Taylor... Read more...

Rafik Dammak, from Tunisia, has gone a long way since participating in Diplo's IGCBP. Today, he is a Diplo tutor, a computer engineer working in Tokyo, chair of the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) at ICANN, and affiliated with several other organisations and working groups. Read his comments on the IGF; read a more recent interview with APC.

 

 

 

 

 

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