[NA-Discuss] Mentorship Program Application due July 31st
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ICANN Seeking Mentor for Global Indigenous Ambassador Program
LOS ANGELES – 27 July 2017 - Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced a call for a volunteer to serve as a
mentor for the Global Indigenous Ambassador Program.
ICANN announced <https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-06-14-en> the
creation of the Global Indigenous Ambassador Program in June 2017. The
program establishes two Indigenous Ambassadors, which will be selected from
underrepresented indigenous communities. Through the inclusion of a broader
and more diverse base of knowledgeable constituents, ICANN will be better
equipped to support the next generation of the global Internet community.
ICANN is now accepting applications for anyone interested in serving as a
mentor for the two Global Indigenous Ambassadors. Mentors must be familiar
with ICANN and At-Large, and have been active in one of the constituencies.
Mentors must also meet a number of criteria, which are listed on this
as well as follow all of the requirements for coaches as described in the
ICANN Fellowship Program's handbook for coaches
The selected mentor will receive travel and hotel accommodations, as well
as a per diem, for ICANN60 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which will
be held from 28 October – 3 November 2017.
*The deadline for submitting an application is 31 July 2017. Applications
are available here <https://goo.gl/forms/nJq425KPjPtBcofM2>.*
ICANN encourages anyone who is qualified to apply for this special
*ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure and unified global
Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an
address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That
address must be unique so computers know where to find each
other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across
the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit
corporation with a commun*
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