Connecting to Thrive Panel - Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions, Washington DC, 2016

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This panel presents the results of the October 5th discussion groups in a moderated session focused on collaboration for synergy and success. Country representatives are invited to speak up and identify the themes and first steps that will support their people connecting to thrive.

Moderator: Eric White, Project Lead, Internet for All, World Economic Forum

Panelists will be the discussion leaders from the ten themes in the Thematic

Roundtable Part One:

 

Improving Data for Internet Inclusion

Michael Kende, Internet Society

Bonnie Sakallaris, Samueli Institute

 

Coordination on Basic Digital Skills Training

Paul Mitchell, Microsoft

Mitchell Baker, Mozilla

 

Impact Investing for Connectivity

John Garrity, USAID

John Ryan, People Centered Internet

 

Gender and the Digital Divide

Nilmini Gunaratne Rubin, Tetra Tech

Ritu Sharma, SDG Nexus

Gary Fowlie, ITU

 

Infrastructure Development

Hervey Allen, NSRC

Andres Maz, Cisco

 

Mapping Gaps for Connect to Thrive

Robert Ballance, White House Presidential Innovation Fellow

Jim Sterne, People Centered Internet

 

Policies for Competition

Sean Flynn, Scripps College

Deepa Prahalad, People Centered Internet

 

Sustainable Development Goals Impact Framework

Jonathan Metzger, NetHope

Yasmina McCarty, GSMA eGov/ePublic Services

Diego Molano Vega, Minister of ICT of Colombia (2010-2015)

 

Youth and Connectivity

Susan Maravetz, International Connector

Skandar Mansouri, IEEE

This panel presents the results of the October 5th discussion groups in a moderated session focused on collaboration for synergy and success. Country representatives are invited to speak up and identify the themes and first steps that will support their people connecting to thrive.

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