ICT for development (ICT4D)

Helen Belcastro
Helen Belcastro 11 November 2022

Helen is a Senior Programme Specialist at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Her current position is focused on capacity and institutional development for democratic governance, including state institutions, academia, media and civil society. She is highly experienced in human rights and the role of civil society for democratic development, especially in repressive contexts. In her work and studies, including a MA in Communication for Development, Helen has parti...

Muriuki Mureithi
Muriuki Mureithi 06 October 2022

Muriuki has extensive experience as a thought leader in ICT4D consulting in Africa, providing policy, regulatory, strategy and market solutions. He is passionate about e-transformation, inclusivity, responsible AI, cyberspace domain and digital society. He has published on ICT4D issues and was Adjunct Faculty at the Strathmore University Business School – Cyberspace Policy and Strategy. In terms of advocacy for development and relevant memberships, he is a member of The Future...

Gayatri Khandhadai
Gayatri Khandhadai 19 September 2022

Gaya joined the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in February 2022 as the Head of Technology and Human Rights. She is a lawyer with a background in international law and human rights, international and regional human rights mechanisms, research, and advocacy. She previously worked with national and regional human rights groups, focusing on freedom of expression. More recently she worked...

Anriette Esterhuysen
Anriette Esterhuysen 19 September 2022

Anriette Esterhuysen was the executive director of APC until March 2017. Prior to joining APC, Anriette was executive director of SANGONeT, an internet service provider and training institution for civil society, labour and community organisations. She was active in the struggle against Apartheid from 1980 onwards. From 1987 to 1992 she did information and communication work in development and ...

ASUTIC
ASUTIC 17 November 2019

ASUTIC, which stands for Association des Utilisateurs des TIC (ICT Users Association), is a non-profit, independent organisation based in Senegal that promotes and protects human rights and fundamental freedoms in the digital age. It strives to ensure that people have access to knowledge and information, key drivers for sustainable development to the benefit of everyone. ASUTIC works to create ...

TEDIC
TEDIC 21 October 2019

The Association of Technology, Education, Development, Research and Communication (TEDIC) is a Paraguayan NGO founded in 2012 that develops open civic technology and defends digital rights for a free culture on the internet. Its mission is to promote the principles of a free culture and defend civil rights on the internet, fostering spaces for interaction and exchange of knowledge and developin...

Sylvia Cadena
Sylvia Cadena 18 December 2018

Over the past two decades, Sylvia has worked on strategic use of the internet for development with an emphasis on capacity building. She has worked across the multistakeholder spectrum of organisations with technical and advisory roles, mainly on information systems, access provision and innovation.

Jokkolabs Banjul
Jokkolabs Banjul 05 July 2018

Jokkolabs is an independent non-profit organisation that is an open innovation ecosystem and a virtual cluster for social transformation based on an organic community of entrepreneurs and a network of innovation centres.

Mark Graham
Mark Graham 28 March 2018

Mark Graham is the Director of the Wayback Machine and co-founder of APC.org

Helen Nyinakiiza
Helen Nyinakiiza 31 May 2017

Helen Nyinakiiza provides digital security training for human rights activists and is a research coordinator on tech usability.

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