Today, 18th April 2022, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA), the organiser of the Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) announced the 40 applicants that are selected to participate in the 3rd edition of the fellowship programme.  The selected Fellows represent participants from various stakeholder groups, as shown in the list. 

The aim of GhanaSIG is to create an avenue for people from diverse sectors and backgrounds to acquire the requisite skills in Internet Governance  to enable them to participate meaningfully to discourse at the community, national, regional and the international levels.

The hybrid fellowship is made up of one month online learning sessions and followed by a one week face-to-face training. The face-to-face programme is scheduled to take place in Accra from 28th June to 1st July 2022.

The selected Fellows are as follows:

1.   Adu Sedem Yaw Adolph | Lecturer | Academia

2.   Akakpo Redeemer Godsway | Information Security Officer | Business and Commerce

3.   Alhassan Awal Mohammed | Wikimedian (Volunteer) | Civil Society (NGO)

4.   Amedi Kwadwo Samuel | Technical Community

5.   Anguah-Mante Gyanwa Adeline | PhD Student | Academia

6.   Ankudey Anku Selorm | Principal ICT/Library Assistant | Academia

7.   Apenteng Isaac | Information Security Manager | Business and Commerce

8.   Appiah Sakyi Jacklyn | Student | Internet End User

9.   Arthur John Kwesi Ninsin Jerold | Senior Social Development Officer | Government

10. Beganim Maxwell | Training Associate | Civil Society (NGO)

11. Bichala Nana Akosua | Datacenter Manager | Internet Service and Connectivity Providers (ISPCP)

12. Boampong Gideon | Teacher | Government

13. Chukwu Nnamdi Benjamin | MPhil Student | Academia

14. Clerk Worthy Alexander | IT Analyst | Technical Community

15. Darkwa Sandra | Customer Experience Executive | Business and Commerce

16. Edah Yao Christian | Teacher | Academia

17. Fuseini Kamal-Deen Mohammed | Facilitator | Civil Society (NGO)

18. Gbodzor Jack Kwashie Emmanuel | Information Security Manager | Security Services

19. Hagan Kobina Mark | Deputy Director of IT | Security Services

20. Kagyah Manu Osei | Tutor and IT Community Engagement Lead | Civil Society (NGO)

21. Ketu Kweku Richard | Technician | Security Services

22. Kportiklah Bright | Coding Facilitator | Civil Society (NGO)

23. Kwarteng Elaina | Student | Academia

24. Kwofie Rebecca | Student | Academia

25. Latsu Kirk Godwin | Aquaculture Supervisor | Business and Commerce

26. Malor Lesley Carine | Statistician | Internet End User

27. Mensah Kaiff Akwasi John | Registration and Compliance Officer | Government

28. Mensah Anum Emmanuel | Business Development Manager | ISPCP

29. Monney Yaw Monney | Business Application Support Analyst | International Organization

30. Norgbe Thywill Enoch | Medical Laboratory Scientist | Internet End User

31. Ntsiful Linda | Communications and Fundraising Officer | Civil Society (NGO)

32. Obeng Ebenezer | Civil Engineer | Technical Community

33. Ofosu Ebenezer | Executive Director | Civil Society (NGO)

34. Ouedraogo Issouf Alan Wisdom | Student | Academia

35. Saeed Mohammed Amin | Systems Network Engineer | Government

36. Saeed Esi Tehminah | Co-Founder | Civil Society (NGO)

37. Seidu-Adam Faiza | Data Privacy Officer | Business and Commerce

38. Tetteh Lovia Princess | Development Practitioner | Civil Society (NGO)

39. Wobil Eduafu Bernard | Teacher | Academia

40. Yahya AbdulSalam Hassia | Head of Projects and Programs | Civil Society (NGO)

Note: All information above is self-reported by applicants.

GhanaSIG is a recognized registered member of the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Governance Schools, a worldwide body of Internet Governance Schools sharing best practices on Internet Governance. 

GhanaSIG is an Internet Governance fellowship training event but not an academic programme.

Team EGIGFA congratulates the 28 males and 12 females selected  for the 2022 Ghana School on Internet Governance fellowship for this achievement and wish them an enjoyable training.

Sarata Omane

GhanaSIG Fellowship Programs Manager

Vice President, Admin and Strategy – EGIGFA