Celia Richardson

1 May 2024
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I am a marketing specialist at the Internet Society Foundation. Previously, I worked as a social media manager for miXt Food Hall, a launching pad for small culinary businesses in Maryland. Prior to that I was a communications associate for the nonprofit FHI 360. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2022 with a…

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Claire van Zwieten

19 March 2024
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I manage the Internet Society Alumni Network to nurture and empower an amazing group of knowledgeable Internet leaders ready to actively support our mission. By working with them after graduating from our programs, I will create a culture of togetherness and connectedness to protect the Internet. My background is in humanitarian aid and crisis management.…

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Julie Auma

5 March 2024
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As Fellowships Program Advisor, it is my privilege to manage the delivery of the mid-careerfellowship program of the Internet Society and relationships with key stakeholders. Thisprogram equips global mid-career Internet champions with the knowledge, skills, and tools toenable inclusive, innovative, holistic, and strategic leadership. I am happy to have piloted successful learning programs, built lasting…

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John Mwangi

5 March 2024
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I joined the Internet Society Foundation as the E-learning Delivery Advisor, Data Management in March 2024. I help learners to have the best learning experiences by ensuring courses are implemented in a human-centred design. Besides, I provide learning management system (LMS) back-end support to learners to motivate their course completion. Before joining Internet Society Foundation,…

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Steve Mandurano 

5 February 2024
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In my role, I lead a high-performing and committed team tasked with amplifying the importance of the Internet as a transformative resource for the good of the world.   For almost 20 years I’ve specialized in omnichannel and direct response marketing, while delivering measurable results for an array of small-to-mid size nonprofit associations and foundations.  I’m passionate…

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Edwin Mukoma

22 August 2023
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As Project & Communications Manager, I am tasked with developing andimplementing key communications strategies for empowerment programs andother assigned projects/ programs, to increase awareness, driveengagement, through impact driven storytelling and showcasing support forfundraising. I have over eight years of experience in the creative industry, and experiencein managing strategic corporate communications, public relations andadvertising across the…

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Isadora Tharin

18 August 2023
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As Senior Director of Individual Giving, I am responsible for connecting with our current and future individual supporters to enable Internet Society’s mission through meaningful funding opportunities. My career over the past two decades has spanned both the international development and cultural sectors, always focused on non-profit funding expansion. I am passionate about unlocking funding…

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Michelle Murrey

28 July 2023
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As Senior Grant Writer, I support the Internet Society Foundation’s mission by connecting with foundations, companies, and other institutions that align with ISOC’s endeavors. I am responsible for stewarding relationships with funders and crafting grant applications and reports to connect donors with ISOC so that we can make the Internet available to everyone – together.…

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Shannon Morley-Ragland

27 March 2023
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As Senior Director of Institutional & Grant Funding, I connect with internal and external partners to increase private philanthropic funding, primarily from institutional donors, to support the Internet Society’s mission. I’m thrilled to bring my skills and experience to expanding sustainable impact and empowering communities across the globe, especially given the upstream nature of solutions…

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Alessandro Costanza

23 January 2023
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I am a Learning Delivery Specialist on the Training & eLearning team of the Internet Society Foundation. In this role I support the management and delivery of training programs across the portfolio. I’ve studied various languages in the past, including Chinese, and I’ve worked as a teacher both in private and public settings in Europe…

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