Returning Fellow, Eunice Alejandra Perez Coello is recipient of the Tarek Kamel Fellowship Recognition Award.

Yesterday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the candidates selected to participate in the ICANN Fellowship Program at the ICANN78 Annual General Meeting 21–26 October 2023. Forty applicants from 36 countries will take part in the meeting in Hamburg, Germany. The ICANN organization (org) received 351 applications for the ICANN78 Fellowship Program.

The successful candidates represent all sectors of society including civil, government, country code top-level domain operations, academia, business, technical, security, and end-user groups.

The Fellowship Program seeks individuals who are interested or already engaged in various aspects of ICANN’s work, such as policy making, the operation of the Domain Name System, and the security and stability of the global Internet. The goal of the ICANN Fellowship Program is to strengthen the diversity of the multistakeholder model by creating opportunities for individuals from underserved and underrepresented communities to become active participants in the ICANN community.

The Fellowship Program selection committee chose returning fellow Eunice Alejandra Perez Coello from Mexico as the recipient of the Tarek Kamel Fellowship Recognition Award.

The Tarek Kamel Fellowship Recognition is a tribute to Dr. Tarek Kamel, who served as ICANN’s Senior Advisor to the President and Senior Vice President of Government and Intergovernmental Organization Engagement. The recognition acknowledges the outstanding contributions of fellows in furthering ICANN’s capacity development efforts in their respective regions.

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