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ICANN 52 Fellowship Participants

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LOS ANGELES - 50 fellows from 37 countries have been selected to participate in ICANN's Fellowship program at the 52nd Public Meeting in Singapore, 8-12 February 2015.
According to ICANN, eight of the fellows are alumni from at least one of the past 23 programs who will mentor newcomers as well as engage with their respective community; 33 are first-time attendees to an ICANN meeting, and 9 have attended meetings in past but are fellows for the first time. The individuals represent all sectors of society including civil, government, academia, business, not-for-profit and user groups. The country code and technical groups are also represented.
Here is the list of selected fellows for ICANN 52:
Abdelmonim Osman – Sudan – Academic
Ahlam Abu-Jadallah – Jordan – Government
Ahmed Eisa – Sudan – Not For Profit
Alfred Arouna – Benin – Business
Amal Al-Saqqaf – Yemen – Academic
Ana Kakalashvili – Georgia – Academic
Anri van der Spuy – South Africa – Academic
Babu Ram Aryal – Nepal – Not For Profit
Bennette Thomas – Dominica – Government
Catherine Niwagaba – Uganda – Government
Charles Oloo – Kenya – Not For Profit
Christian Mulola – Rwanda – End User
Dusan Popovic – Serbia – Academic
Esther Patricia Akello – Uganda – Government
Fawaz Saleem Bokhari – Pakistan – Academic
Ghazi Salahaldeen – State of Palestine – Business
Guylaine Mootoo – Mauritius – Not For Profit
Ibrahim Alfayoumi – State of Palestine – End User
Isaque Manteiga Joaquim – Mozambique – Academic
Isaac Maposa – Zimbabwe – Business
James Mutandwa Madya – Zimbabwe – Government
Jia He – China – Academic
Jonathan Gahamanyi – Burundi – Business
Kartik Kuikami – India – Not For Profit
Khaled Esheh – Libyan Arab Jamahiriya – Business
Lawrence Olawale-Roberts – Nigeria – Government
Marilia Monteiro – Brazil – Government
Mathias Etheyemon Houngbo – Benin – Academic
Mehrzad Azghandi – Islamic Republic of Iran – Civil Society
Michael Ilishebo – Zambia – Government
Mohamed Adas – State of Palestine – End User
Mohammad Adbul Awal Haolader – Bangladesh – End User
Mohammad Kawsar Uddin – Bangladesh – Not For Profit
Muhammed Njie – The Gambia – Academic
Neil Checo – Dominican Republic – Government
Onica Nonhiahhia Makwakwa – South Africa – Not For Profit
Oratile Slave – Botswana – Government
Rao Naveed Bin Rais – Pakistan – Academic
Rohana Chaminda Akmeemana Palliyaguru – Sri Lanka – Government
Rokhaya Daour Diatta – Senegal – End User
Said Marjan Zazal – Afghanistan – Not For Profit
Salieu Taal – The Gambia – Business
Samer Khalil – Lebanon – Academic
Sidra Iqbal – Pakistan – Academic
Shiva BIssessar – Trinidad and Tobago – Business
Spencer Thomas – Grenada – Government
Toilem Godwin – Kenya – Not For Profit
Victor Manuel Lagunes Soto Ruiz – Mexico – Government
Wisdom Kwasi Donkor – Ghana – Government
Zakir Syed – Pakistan – Not For Profit
As always, the ICANN Fellowship Selection Committee, independent of ICANN, assessed each of the 219 fellowship applications received for this meeting Priority is given to applicants from the region in which the meeting is being held who: meet minimum program requirements, are current residents of developing and least developed nations in the five ICANN regions, and are interested in participating in ICANN and its supporting organizations, advisory committees, stakeholder groups and constituencies.
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