IGF 2017 WS #49
Digital inclusion for women: Scaling up our efforts

Short Title
Bridging the gender gap in internet access and use
Proposer's Name: Ms. Claire Sibthorpe

Proposer's Organization: GSMA

Co-Proposer's Name: Ms. Lindsey Dominica

Co-Proposer's Organization: GSMA


Ms., Claire, SIBTHORPE, Private Sector, GSMA Ms., Dominica, LINDSEY, Private Sector, GSMA


Introduction: Claire Sibthorpe, Head of Connected Women, GSMA

Panel discussion: Panelists:

  • Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Chief of the Strategic Planning and Membership Department, International Telecommunications Union
  • Yannick Glemarec, Deputy Executive Director, UN Women
  • Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Group Sustainability, Telenor
  • Nanjira Sambuli, Digital Equality Advocacy Manager, Web Foundation
  • Rachel Samren, EVP Chief External Affairs Officer, Millicom
  • Chat Garcia Ramilo, Executive Director, Association for Progressive Communications
  • Government, tbc

Interactive discussion: Interactive discussion with workshop participants focusing on how we can scale up efforts to ensure digital inclusion for women

Closing remarks: Closing remarks by panellists and moderator