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Omobola Johnson

Honorary Chairperson


Alliance for Affordable Internet

Dr. Omobola Johnson assumed her role as A4AI Honorary Chairperson on September 1, 2015.

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Jonathan Dolan

Digital Inclusion Lead

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Deputy: John Garrity, Senior Connectivity Advisor, Digital Inclusion, USAID

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Belinda Exelby

Head of International Relations, Public Policy

GSMA

Deputy: Aurelie Adam Soule, Senior Policy Manager – Africa, GSMA

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Njideka Harry

President & CEO


Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF)

Deputy: Alice Lindemuth, Chief Development Officer, YTF

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Johan Hellström

Program Manager Specialist, Digital Development

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Deputy: Jens Karberg, Program Manager Specialist, Sida

Smeeta Hirani

Smeeta Hirani

Director of Strategic Partnerships


World Pulse

Osama Manzar

Osama Manzar

Founder and Director


Digital Empowerment Foundation

Deputy: Dr. Syed Kazi, Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy & Governance, Digital Empowerment Foundation

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Americo Muchanga

Director General

Instituto Nacional das Comunicações de Moçambique (INCM)

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Ebele Okobi

Head of Public Policy, Africa


Facebook

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Lakshmi Puri

Deputy Executive Director


UN Women

Deputy: Jennifer Breslin, Knowledge, Innovation and Technology for Development Coordinator, UN Women

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Paul Rowney

Board Member


AfICTA

Technical Director, MyDigitalBridge Foundation

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Dr. Renee Wittemyer

Director of Government Strategy


Intel

Deputy: John Roman, Director of Broadband and Regulatory Policy, Intel Global Policy Group

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Breanna Zwart

Emerging Markets Manager, Access


Google

Deputy: Hibbah Hussain, Public Policy Analyst