Arusha Women School of Internet Governance (AruWSIG) is a premier programme whose overarching aim is to mentor girls and women in Arusha(Tanzania) and its environs, through professional digital rights outreach symposiums and hackathons on the topic of Internet Governance.
AruWSIG is co-convened by Kuza Steam Generation Tanzania (KsGen Tz) and Centre for Youth Empowerment & Leadership (CYEL). This year’s AruWSIG is the third edition, with the second edition having taken place in September 2019, and the first in April 2018.
The primary objective is capacity building of aspiring Internet Governance/policy women leaders (organizers, speakers, and local content curators), who will then lead Internet Policy related activism, content localization, as well as discussions at national, regional level and international levels.
Workshop Theme: Internet as a Frontier for democracy and rights in Elections
AruWSIG 20 is brought to you by the support of our partners ICANN,Facebook,Afrinic and Localization lab.