News Flash March 23, 2018 – PCI Visits Puerto Rico

The People Centered Internet Puerto Rico team has applied to lead the development of a “Digital Puerto Rico” plan to leverage technology for recovery, resilience, and innovation on the islands. From initial disaster response efforts led by Melvin Cordova through Project Coqui, to “Dream Hubs” facilitated by Marti Grimmick’s International Connector, PCI has embraced a “Local Read More

Importance of Indigenous Inclusion in the Internet

This speech was given by Matthew Rantanen – Director of Technology, Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association, Tribal Digital Village – in the closing session of the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva in December 2017. ________________________ Ladies and Gentlemen, excellencies, colleagues and stakeholders, friends – to make sure I am recognizing everyone and observing proper protocols, Read More

Current Principles of the People Centered Internet

David Bray has now joined us as PCI’s new Executive Director and has embarked on a “listening and learning” toward from PCI members and stakeholders. With his arrival, we would like to take a look back at our founding principles, and invite you to review and let us know your suggestions and comments on areas Read More

Evolving Standards for Assuring an Inclusive Internet The People Centered Internet was part of IEEE’s  Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions in Washington, D.C., on 24 April and 25 April. Day 1 included working group sessions, and Day 2 included a 2.5 hour briefing that was publicly broadcast live via, and which is included below for on demand viewing. Sessions built on previous internet inclusion events organized by Read More

IEEE Internet Inclusion Advancing Solutions

IEEE Internet Inclusion Advancing Solutions was held on April 24-25th in Washington DC. The IEEE organized a powerful and impactful event that takes the first step to systematically developing standards and coordination processes for Internet Inclusion. Working groups convened on topics like Community Networks, Public Access, Evidence-based Research, Digital Literacy, Innovative Business Models and the Digital Gender Read More

Videos from the Internet Inclusion Conference

Videos from Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions, Washington D.C., October 2016 Welcoming Remarks Mary Ward-Callan, Managing Director of IEEE Technical Activities, launches the event and introduces the notable speakers joining her in the opening remarks of Internet Inclusion: Global Stakeholders Advancing Solutions on October 5th and 6th, 2016 in Washington DC. Catherine A. Read More

Briefing: People Centered Internet Global Forum @ Stanford: Beginning a network of networks

Luci Abrahams Senior Lecturer, LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Nagy Hanna Visiting Associate Professor, LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and Senior Advisor to World Bank. July 5, 2016 In a one and half day meeting, October 24-25, 2015, a diverse group of information and communication technology and development practitioners, academics, venture Read More