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Successful applicants for the 2023 Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) fellowship announced

Today, 31st March 2023, the E-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA), the organizer of the Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) announced the 41 applicants selected to participate in the 4th annual edition of the GhanaSIG fellowship programme.  

For this year’s fellowship, 281 applications were received from 21 countries. 

The selected Fellows represent participants from various stakeholder groups, as shown in the list. 

ItemNamesJob TitleStakeholder
1Abeilekpor Julius KwablaGraduate StudentInternet End User
2Abusah Daniel KwameStudent (BSc. IT)Civil Society (NGO)
3Agbemenu ComfortAcademia
4Agbenyo Franklin Kojo WolanyoICT Department SupervisorGovernment
5Ahotor DennisStudentAcademia
6Akwetey BrightBusiness OwnerBusiness and Commerce
7Ali FaisalCo-FounderCivil Society (NGO)
8Ampofo Henrietta Maame Abena GyamfuaSenior House OfficerAcademia
9Antwi JemimaExecutive DirectorAcademia
10Anzagra LeaSenior LecturerAcademia
11Appiah RichardProtocol OfficerInternational Organization
12Asante Obed NtiamoahSystems ProgrammerSecurity Services
13Boatri Freeman ElikplimCEOBusiness and Commerce, ISP
14Chinful Ishmael Kojo MensahData Protection PractitionerGovernment
15Damenshie-Brown RubySnr. Programs OfficerBusiness and Commerce
16Bennor Mensah DeborahStudentAcademia
17Duah Isaac KwameAssistant RegistrarGovernment
18Effah Kelvin DansoGraduate TraineeInternet Service and Connectivity Providers
19Fosua Josephine AkuaStudent (Bsc Pediatric Nursing)Civil Society 
20Gbedemah Shika SusanInformation Security AdvisorCivil Society, Internet End User
21Godzo LisaSocial Media ManagerGovernment
22Gyan Emmanuel KwadwoWikipedianCivil Society 
23Kitsi DesmondExecutive DirectorCivil Society 
24Kplorfia Bridget EshunNational Service PersonGovernment
25Kubi Godsway KwakuIT Support SpecialistCivil Society, Technical Community
26Kwakwa Stephen OseiCommunication SpecialistInternational Organization
27Larkai Benjamin ValentineHuman Resources and TeacherCivil Society 
28Litor Mawusenam KomlanviProject Management/Business DevelopmentBusiness and Commerce, International Organization, Internet End User
29Mane Elias ZoramwineIT OfficerGovernment
30Martin AddisonSales Manager (Senior Level)Business and Commerce, Civil Society (NGO)
31Nyamadi MakafuiLecturerAcademia
32Nyarkoh RabbiData AnalystBusiness and Commerce, ISP
33Odoi FrancisBank Operations OfficerBusiness and Commerce
34Okunor NellieStudent (LLM in IT Law)Internet End User
35Omedu-Baba RebeccaProfessional LawInternet End User
36Rogers AlieuStudent (MPhil. Power Systems Engineering)Technical Community
37Sackey BernardGlobal IT OfficerCivil Society (NGO), International Organization, Internet End User
38Sam KingsleyAdministration/Maintenance OfficerSecurity Services
39Syanseke LevyPresident, ISOC Zambia ChapterCivil Society (NGO)
40Williams CalvinSoftware DeveloperInternational Organization, Internet End User, Technical Community
41Yentumi Persis Akosua KonamahAssistant Laboratory ScientistInternet End User
42Alhassan SulemanaGraduate TraineeCivil Society
43Ohene Emefa CharlotteStudentAcademia

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

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 programme is made up of one month online learning sessions and followed by a one week face-to-face training scheduled for 27th to 30th June  2023. 

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 2023 selected Fellows of the Ghana School on Internet Governance (GhanaSIG) for this achievement and wish them an enjoyable fellowship.

Sarata Omane

GhanaSIG Fellowship Programs Manager

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