Events

People-Centered Internet and Foreign Affairs LIVE: Public Sector CIOs and their Evolving Role

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg7ugsfoV5w&w=560&h=315] At a recent event co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs Magazine and the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center, Council on Foreign Relations member, Dr. David Bray, Executive Director of People Centered Internet (PCI), gave a closing keynote on a program focused on Public Sector Chief Information Officers and their evolving role, challenges, and opportunities, in

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How We All Can Be Positive #ChangeAgents

Our world is changing rapidly and there is no textbook guide to indicate where the next decade will take us. In order to encourage a better future and a more People-Centered Internet, we must be willing to encourage people to want to be positive #ChangeAgents willing to strive to make a positive difference however they

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Mei Lin Fung and Marsali Hancock Receive Women in Leadership: Changing the World (WLCW) 2018 Awards

Image: Mission College Mei Lin Fung, Co-Founder of People Centred Internet (PCI) and Marsali Hancock, Women and Ethics Lead, were humbled and honored to be chosen for the Women in Leadership: Changing the World (WLCW) 2018 Award, as presented by the Women in Leadership Committee at Mission College in Santa Clara, CA. The award recognizes women who have made a profound impact

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Vint Cerf Visits CENIC’s Annual Conference

The Unfinished Internet: Vint Cerf on Expansion, Education, and Preservation “Forty years after helping create the Internet, Vint Cerf, chief Internet evangelist at Google, believes there’s still work to be done. The Internet, according to Cerf, isn’t yet complete for several reasons: Around 3.5 billion people worldwide still don’t have adequate Internet access, including millions

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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

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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,

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San Jose CA Leaders Win ADA Awards for Protecting People’s Information

By Lan Jenson The Ada Awards couldn’t have been more timely. The Awards bring hope for protecting our data after another record-breaking year of data breaches, shocks, anger and fatigue [1]. Data safety can be done. “We are grateful and proud of our winners,” says Marsali Hancock, the organizer Adaptable Security’s Board Chair. “Their vision,

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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

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Evolving Standards for Assuring an Inclusive Internet

https://ieeetv.ieee.org/ieeetv-specials/connecting-the-next-billion-internet-inclusion-advancing-solutions 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 IEEE.tv, and which is included below for on demand viewing. Sessions built on previous internet inclusion events organized by

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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

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