Blog series: Part 2-4 on paths to action

After sharing my initial post in this series, which estimate the internet's environmental footprint to be in the range of 4-7% of global greenhouse gas emissions, parts 2-4 focused on what we can do to improve this impact. Part 2 looked at various environmental reports from big tech companies, such as Netflix, Facebook, and Apple... Continue Reading →

Mozfest Sustainability Space

In 2021, we curated the first ever dedicated sustainability space at Mozfest -- virtually, of course. It's been a great turnout with many interesting and engaging sessions, and so, so many people contributing and supporting one another to pull it all off: Thank you! It was a busy 10 days, so I didn't get to... Continue Reading →

Fellowship: Asian Forum on Global Governance

In January this year, I was provided with the opportunity to travel to India as a Raisina Young Fellow to become part of a wonderful cohort of individuals during the Asian Forum on Global Governance. I captured some highlights on Instagram, noting: The #AFGG2020 fellowship was such an incredible experience. 48 people, 28 countries. Too... Continue Reading →

Panel: Internet Governance Forum, Berlin

During the 14th IGF in Berlin, I was invited to join a panel on "Unpacking Digital Trade". And while my knowledge on trade negotiations is pretty limited, it was certainly interesting, and both surprisingly valuable and surprisingly shocking, to learn how many of the established channels for multistakeholder engagement are yet again pushed aside to... Continue Reading →

Blog: How to end the global governance gridlock?

It’s generally accepted that democracy is in crisis worldwide, and that spaces for civic participation are shrinking. Meanwhile, the so-called “techlash” is polarising debates around how governments around the world should govern the internet and social media. For years, I’ve heard people talk about fostering dialogue between diverse stakeholder groups and the importance of soliciting... Continue Reading →

Panel: Kigali Global Summit

On July 4th, I had the great pleasure to join a stellar panel with Kevin Allison, Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola, Faith Keza, Nanjira Sambuli, and Samir Saran on "Trust in Tech: A New Paradigm for Democracy, Government, and Governance Online". It was an engaging and insightful conversation -- although most of the deep dives into societal change,... Continue Reading →

Keynote: Waterkant Festival Kiel

It's been a pleasure to open Waterkant 2019 in Kiel. I was admittedly incredibly nervous, as I hadn't really talked about my work this way before. This speech tried to give a run through of how I do strategic foresight, creating a mental map of what's true now and the alternatives I'd like to see... Continue Reading →

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