Nigeria Internet Governance Forum

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  /  Mrs Nkem Nweke

Mrs Nkem Nweke

Nkem Anthonia Nweke (Mrs.) is presently the Executive Director, Operations at DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media Limited, publishers of the international multiple award-winning ITRealms Online, NaijaAgroNet and DigitalSENSE Business News.

Mrs. Nweke is the primary contact for DigitalSENSE Africa, which is a certified At-Large Structure (ALS) at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) where she leads her team in the organization and hosting of the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum on Internet Governance for Development (NDSF-IG4D) since 2009 and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable since 2011.

Her daily responsibility includes overseeing editorial and general content production in line with management direction, especially on the online daily productions. A professional Journalist cum new media perception management, Nkem holds a National Diploma and Bachelor of Art in Journalism. She worked briefly with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) before moving into private practice in 2005. An alumna of Diplo Foundation on Capacity Building on Internet Governance, and a regular participant at Internet Cooperation for Assign Names and Numbers (ICANN) public meetings, Nkem is a member of the Local Multistakeholder Advisory Group (LMAG) of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF) and presently the chairperson, Awba–Ofemili Development Union (ADU) Women Wing, Lagos State branch.

President, Lagos branch, Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) St. Paul Awba-Ofemili and former Deputy Co-odinator Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC), Nkem is a member of the Outreach & Engagement Subcommittee of the At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) at ICANN and a strong member of the African Regional At-Large Organisation (AFRALO) and was until 2016, a member, Publicity & Communications Committee, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA).

In 2015, Nkem founded the Domain Name System (DNS) Women Nigeria to encourage adaptation, and usage of Nigeria country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name, .NG, among Nigerians and particularly girls and women as well as the youth .


All Sessions By Mrs Nkem Nweke

Workshop One: Access, Inclusion & Diversity
July 10, 2019 211:30 - 13:30
Shell Hall