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Friday, May 15 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Seed Alliance: Helping ideas grow - Panel

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This round table will introduce the Seed Alliance as a platform to support Internet development in the global south through a variety of funding mechanism, capacity building strategies and networking opportunities. The organizers will share information about their regional programs operating in Africa (FIRE), Latin American and the Caribbean (FRIDA) and Asia Pacific (ISIF Asia). A group of recipients from the regional funds will share about their projects and the challenges they face to bring about positive change to their communities through ICTs. Lessons learned from this strategic alliance and the realities faced by organizations working on Internet development on the field will be discussed.

Confirmed contributors: 

FIRE recipients (Adongo Benard Benedict Owuor, Ehui Khan Jean-Delmas, Wussah Amos Olertey, Fakuade Oluwaseun Bamikole, Opondo Isaya Owino, Mutamiri Ian Nyasha)

FRIDA recipients (Matías Di Santi, Marta Ortega Portillo, Pablo Lecuona, María Laura Lecuona, Jorge Iván López Jaramillo)

ISIF Asia recipients (Gurpreet Lehal, Tariq Zaman, Samnang Vin, Chen Hui Jie, Teddy Mantoro)

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Sylvia Cadena

Head of Programs / ISIF Asia coordinator, APNIC Foundation
Internet for development specialist with 20+ years of experience across Latin America and the Asia Pacific regions on how Internet technologies can support social and economic development. Full bio at https://linkedin.com/in/sylviacadenaMember of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group... Read More →

Friday May 15, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Lecture Theatre 6 (LT6) Block NS2 NS2-02-05

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