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Leadership Programs

The success of the Internet is not an accident. We owe it to the hard work and collaboration of many people. And we cannot take its future for granted. That is why the Internet Society invests in the next generation of Internet leaders.

Read more about our programs:

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    IETF Policy Program

    As the organizational home of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet Society has developed the Policymakers Program for the IETF. Policy experts from developing countries and IETF technical participants work closely together in an environment that supports dialogue, information sharing, and problem solving.

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    IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

    In 2019, the Internet Society combined the IGF Ambassadors and Youth@IGF to create a single program called IGF Youth Ambassadors.

In March 2021 we launched new Early Career Fellowship program, designed to empower a new, diverse generation of Internet champions who will bridge the gap between technology and policy, and become advocates for the open, globally connected, secure and trustworthy Internet.

Past Next Generation Leaders Programs

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    Past Fellowship to the IETF (closed)

    Internet Society Fellowships to the IETF were for Internet Society members from emerging or developing economies with the technical skills and experience to contribute to the work of the IETF.

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    IGF Ambassadors Program (closed)

    The Ambassador program involved members in the Internet Society's global engagement activities while providing valuable expertise and know-how to IGF meetings.

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    Youth@IGF Program (closed)

    This program was a part of the Internet Society and its partners’ commitment to ensure that the next generation of Internet leaders were primed to advance an Internet of opportunity for all.

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Shape the Internet’s Future with the Early Career Fellowship
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About Internet Society 23 March 2021

Shape the Internet’s Future with the Early Career Fellowship

Imagine a world where a global roster of Internet champions can stand up against the threats to the Internet....

Internet Society Launches Global Search for New Generation of Internet Champions
Press Releases 16 March 2021

Internet Society Launches Global Search for New Generation of Internet Champions

The Internet Society has launched a new fellowship program to develop a new generation of Internet champions.

Internet Society launches new fellowship programme
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In the News 16 March 2021

Internet Society launches new fellowship programme

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