Women in ICANN, Internet and ICTs: Opportunities and Challenges

Event Start Date:
October 19, 2015
Event End Date:
October 19, 2015
Event Venue:
Dublin Convention Center - Wicklow Hall 2

Event time: 15:15PM to 16:45PM

Overview: Explore the participation opportunities for women in ICANN, Internet industry and ICTs in General. Analyse the challenges and barriers of including women leadership positions in IT organisations. Impact of STEM education in younger generations.

 Agenda Details:

1. Impact of STEM education in the younger generation
2. Explore participation and leadership opportunities for women in ICANN, Internet industry and ICTs in general
3. Analyse the challenges and barriers of including women leadership positions in IT organisations.

Moderators: Asha Hemrajani, Olga Cavalli

A) Opening Remarks

B) Keynote: Local invitee based in Dublin (name to be confirmed soon)

C) Panel: (please note 5-6 panelists will be confirmed out of this list, depending on availability)

Elise Gerighk – IANA
Kathy Kleinman
Oscar Robles Garay – LACNIC CEO
Ron Andruff – ICANN Nomcom
Kathy Brown – ISOC CEO
Vanda Scartezzini – Former Nomcom Chair
Suzanne Woolf – ICANN Board Member
Fiona Asonga – CEO Tespok