Aleah Loney

8 January 2024
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I am an Associate Program Officer at the Internet Society Foundation. I began working at the Foundation in January 2024. I come to this role with over a decade of experience in program management, grant-making, capacity strengthening, strategic partnerships, and community development. Before joining the Foundation, I supported diverse organizations start, sustain, and scale social…

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Gulnaz Kordanova

23 October 2023
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Gulnaz is a recent graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she earned a degree in Human Development and Education. She is also an alumna of the Cheng Fellowship at the Social Innovation and Change Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School and AAUW fellowships. Passionate about educational equity, Gulnaz has a strong background…

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Evan Lutes

5 July 2023
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Fluxx Operations Manager I am the Fluxx Operations Manager at the Internet Society Foundation. With expertise in grantmaking operations and Fluxx system management, I strive to streamline processes and facilitate the utilization of grants management software. Prior to joining the Internet Society Foundation, I worked in grantmaking operations-focused roles at The Zalik Foundation and VoLo…

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Vanessa Perrodou

24 April 2023
Vanessa

I am the Operations Project Manager at the Internet Society Foundation. In this role I support the Director of Operations with the planning, organization and implementation of operational projects and functions striving for excellence in the areas of budget oversight, due diligence, grantmaking operations, and best practices.  I bring to this role over 14 years…

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Upasana Hembram

10 April 2023
Upasana Hembram

I began working with the Internet Society Foundation in April 2023 as an Associate Program Officer. In this role, I support the Research, Building Opportunities/Leveraging Technologies (BOLT) and the Peering and Interconnection (IXP) grant programs. I come with a diverse professional background, having worked across public policy, social impact consulting, civic technology and technology policy.…

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Rigdzin Collins

27 March 2023
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I am an Associate Program Officer at the Internet Society Foundation. In this role, I support the Beyond the Net Small and Large Grant Programs, along with several other ISOC-funded projects. My background is in cultural administration, philanthropy, social work, and program development/operations. I am committed to working within organizations that support social inclusion and equitable…

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Gustavo Streger

1 March 2023
Gustavo Streger

I am the Communications Specialist at the Internet Society Foundation. In this role, I implement communications strategies to help the Foundation achieve its goals by delivering targeted and compelling messages to diverse stakeholders. I have over 16 years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams to create digital platforms, digital media outlets, and relevant content for various…

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Innocent Adriko

20 February 2023
Innocent Adriko

I joined the Internet Society Foundation in February 2023 as the Program Coordinator. I support the two Programs Teams—Learning & Engagement and Develop & Strengthen—with a wide variety of administrative and programmatic duties. My work enables the team to make impactful grants that promote the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to…

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Maiko Nakagaki

9 January 2023
Maiko Nakagaki

I serve as the Internet Society Foundation’s Senior Program Officer. I bring to this role over a decade of global partnerships and strategic advisory experiences in the global digital and tech policy space. I was previously with the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), as part of A4AI’s Leadership team, where I provided strategic decisions for…

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John Saruni

13 November 2022
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I am the Technical Systems Lead at the Internet Society Foundation. In this position, I lead the implementation, maintenance, and integration of systems to ensure effective operation of the Foundation’s grants management system. I have over eight years of working experience in systems administration and cybersecurity. Prior to joining the Internet Society Foundation, I served…

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