[NA-Discuss] Announcing the Inaugural At-Large Tribal Ambassador Fellowship to the ICANN 57 Meeting in India

Stephanie Perrin stephanie.perrin at mail.utoronto.ca
Tue Aug 2 00:16:46 UTC 2016

This is really a great initiative.  Congratulations!!

Stephanie Perrin

On 2016-08-01 8:14, Judith Hellerstein wrote:
> HI All,
> Please pass this announcement on to everyone you know. Applications 
> deadline is August 14 and can be done online. Thanks
> Judith
> naralo_logo.png*Announcing the Inaugural At-Large Tribal Ambassador 
> Fellowship to the ICANN 57 Meeting in India*
> The At-Large Tribal Ambassadors Project addresses the digital divide 
> throughout indigenous communities and specifically aims to generate 
> increased awareness and understanding of Internet governance 
> development within un-served and under-served Tribal communities.  The 
> Tribal Ambassadors, in representing indigenous groups in the US and 
> Canada, will be assigned a Coach with a goal to gain overall ICANN 
> experience and understanding of the Internet multi-stakeholder 
> community.  Additional details and requirements are available on the 
> At-Large Tribal Ambassadorship Workspace (see: 
> https://community.icann.org/x/vw6bAw).
> The Fellowship covers travel, hotel, transportation costs, and a 
> stipend to Hyderabad, India for the duration of the ICANN meeting for 
> two Tribal Ambassadors from November 3-9, 2016. Applicants will need a 
> passport and Visa for travel. Visa fees will be covered by the Tribal 
> Ambassadorship Fellowship as part of the travel support.
> Applications can be found at this link, 
> https://goo.gl/forms/gz9XQs7vzM5V4L693. *The application deadline is 
> August 14, 2016. *
>       About the Project
> The At-Large Tribal Ambassadors Project is a complement to the current 
> ICANN Fellowship program <http://bit.ly/2avhLDF> that has a goal to 
> create a broader and more regionally diverse base of knowledgeable 
> constituents to build capacity within the ICANN Multi-stakeholder 
> Model. Participation in the program at an ICANN Meeting is a "fast 
> track" experience of engagement into that community model, with 
> presentations designed to facilitate understanding of the many pieces 
> and parts of ICANN while providing opportunities to network and 
> promoting interaction with staff and community leaders.
>       Who may apply for and be awarded a Tribal Ambassadors Project
>       fellowship?
> The Project is targeted at individuals who identify with, or are part 
> of an indigenous group in the US and Canada. These people are either 
> new to the ICANN environment, are familiar with ICANN but have yet to 
> attend a face-to-face meeting, or have started participating in ICANN 
> by other means but are in need of travel funding in order to broaden 
> their knowledge and deepen their engagement. Priority will be given to 
> constituent members of Native Public Media (NPM), Indigenous members 
> of other NARALO At-Large Structures in the US or Canada and to NARALO 
> unaffiliated members. Other Indigenous individuals, not in NARALO, are 
> also encouraged and welcome to apply. The only requirement is that 
> these individuals must NOT be involved in other ICANN supported travel 
> programs at time of selection.
>       How are the Tribal Ambassador Project fellowships awarded?
> Tribal Ambassador Project Fellowships are awarded by an independent 
> selection committee based on a mix of criteria including applicant 
> experience and references. The Selection Committee names are listed on 
> this webpage as well as a description of the project (see: 
> https://community.icann.org/x/vw6bAw). *
> *
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