[AFRI-Discuss] Fwd: [ALAC-Announce] ICANN News Alerts -- ICANN Seeking Mentor for Global Indigenous Ambassador Program for ICANN61

Sarah Kiden skiden at gmail.com
Wed Dec 27 20:52:09 UTC 2017

Dear colleagues,

Please see this call for mentor for Global Indigenous Ambassador Program.

Happy holidays!

Kind regards,


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From: ICANN At-Large Staff <staff at atlarge.icann.org>
Date: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 10:32
Subject: [ALAC-Announce] ICANN News Alerts -- ICANN Seeking Mentor for
Global Indigenous Ambassador Program for ICANN61
To: ALAC Announce <alac-announce at atlarge-lists.icann.org>

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News Alert

ICANN Seeking Mentor for Global Indigenous Ambassador Program for ICANN61

20 December 2017

LOS ANGELES – 20 December 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 during

ICANN announced 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, as well as one
mentor. 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 during ICANN61. 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 listed on
this *webpage*[docs.google.com]
and follow the requirements for coaches as described in the *ICANN
Fellowship handbook*[docs.google.com]

The selected mentor will receive travel and hotel accommodations, as well
as a per diem, for ICANN61 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which will be held
from 10-15 March 2018.

*The deadline for submitting applications is 8 January 2018. Applications
are available here[docs.google.com]

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 community of participants from all over the world.*

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