In this episode Foundry Fellow Meri Baghdasaryan discusses all things Internet Governance with Dustin Loup and Jeremy Bernick. They cover the origins of the Internet Governance Forum, how it started in the US, current issue areas, as well as the inaugural Youth IGF USA.
Dustin Loup is the Co-Chair of the IGF-USA, a role he has held for the past five years. He also leads other Internet related programs including the National Broadband Mapping Coalition and the Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society. In addition, his work centers around supporting community-driven efforts for digital equity planning and coordination.
Jeremy Bernick (they/them) is an incoming first-year law student (Juris Doctorate) at the University of Arizona, School of Law. They are a current Quantum Society Fellow at the National Science Foundation’s Center for Quantum Networks, and an ICANN Fellow. In addition, Jeremy is a former Global Youth Ambassador at the Internet Society, a Fellow at ARIN, and the former Executive Director of Hack Arizona, previously one of the largest international collegiate hackathons in the U.S. They are a public interest-minded legal technologist interested in the implementation and quality of digital public goods and rights.
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