Cyber Stewards Network organization Sula Batsu Cooperativa has been honoured with a 2017 EQUALS in Tech Award. Presented at the Internet Governance Forum at the United Nations in December, Kemly Camacho– Sula Batsu Coordinator– accepted the award on behalf of the group. They were recognized in the Leadership category for their work to create women-led rural “technological poles” that empower women to launch their own digital businesses.
EQUALS in Tech honours efforts to bring greater digital opportunities to women and girls.
Read more about this year’s winners here.
Members of the Cyber Stewards network are participating this week at the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey.
The IGF is taking place from 2-5 September, 2014 at the Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC). The overarching theme for the meeting is: “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance”.
Cyber Stewards Reem Al Masri from 7iber in Jordan, Walid al Saqaf from Yemen, and Renata Avila from Guatemala are participating in various panels at the event.
In addition, Francisco Vera from Derechos Digitales will be discussing intermediary liability issues with Malcolm Hutty (European Internet Service Provider Association (EuroISPA), Anriette Esterhuysen (Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Nicolo Zingales (Tilburg University) and Elonnai Hickok (Centre for Internet and Society).
For more information about the week’s events, click here.