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Closing the Gender Digital Divide | IEEE Internet Initiative
25 October 2018 – IEEE Internet Inclusion Working Group Chairs Peter Micek and Ursula Wynhoven share insights in this Q&A, encouraging more collaboration, information sharing, and collective action…

Global Internet Access is Even Worse Than Dire Reports Suggest | WIRED
23 October 2018 – Peter Micek, is quoted: “It’s not geography, it’s not mountain ranges, it’s lack of political power in a lot of cases that’s determining access.”

Progress on the path toward internet inclusion | IEEE Internet Initiative
26 June 2018 – A Q&A with Deepak Maheshwari, IEEE Internet Initiative Chair, discusses programs and progress over the past four years to help connect the unconnected to the internet…

Expanding Energy and Internet Inclusion in Tandem | POWERGRID International
May 2018 – IEEE’s Karen McCabe explains the potential transformation in quality of life for the unconnected, along with potentially breakthrough efficiencies of building out both energy and internet networks together...

How cybersecurity challenges remain a roadblock towards Internet inclusion in Africa | Telecoms Tech News
10 May 2018 – IEEE Internet Initiative Policy Track Chair Maike Luiken shares that achieving any of the SDGs to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all will not be possible without successfully accomplishing universal internet access…

IEEE Brings Diverse Perspectives to Internet Governance Forum | The Institute
2 March 2018 – Blog post by Karen McCabe recounts IEEE’s discussions that addressed shaping future policies at December’s IGF 2017 in Geneva…

Opinion: Internet inclusion is meaningless without digital literacy | Devex
3 January 2018 – Global view article by Melissa Sassi and Stephen Wyber, co-leads for the IEEE Internet Initiative Digital Literacy Working Group, shares that getting people physically connected to the internet is just one piece of the puzzle...

Internet Governance Forum Explores Socio Economic and Labor Impacts of Digital Transformation | UN Press Service Report
21 December 2017 – A summary of IGF 2017 Main Session in which Karen McCabe represented IEEE in the segment on Digitization, Automation, and Employment Issues…

How to achieve internet for all: What we learned in 2017 | Devex
20 December 2017 – Article by Catherine Cheney shares key ideas on “Turning calls to action into results” including insights from IEEE Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions October event…

Trusting Machines Requires Transparency | IEEE Beyond Standards
6 December 2017 – A Q&A with Pamela Pavliscak, a presenter of IEEE’s related webinar, explores considerations and challenges for algorithmic decision making…

IEEE Series Aims to Advance Internet Inclusion Worldwide | The Institute
27 November 2017 – The IEEE Internet Initiative’s recent events brought technologists and policymakers together to develop and implement road maps that support an inclusive, safe, and more trustworthy internet in every region of the world…

Advancing Internet Inclusion Q&A: IEEE working group leaders share points toward progress | IEEE Internet Initiative
10 October 2017 – Insights from experts on digital literacy, public access, community networks, and closing the digital gender divide…

IEEE Champions U.N. Sustainable Development Goals at WSIS Forum | The Institute
24 August 2017 – Blog post by Justin Caso recaps IEEE’s participation and presentations at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017…

Hacking for Health: Students Collaborate on ICT Solutions to Address Urban Health Challenge | Medical Design Technology
17 August 2017 – In Medical Design Technology, Karen McCabe highlights innovative ideas presented at the first-ever WSIS Forum Hackathon co-organized by IEEE…

Why IoT security is so important – and what to do about it | IoT Tech News
4 August 2017 – George Corser’s article explores best practices for improving IoT applications, where IoT’s extreme cost sensitivity is one reason why it requires a fundamentally different approach to security than traditional IT...