Bertnell Auclene Malisa Richards

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Affiliation: Fellowship Program
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Country: Guyana

Malisa Richards joined the ICANN community in 2016. She has also been a Fellow at ICANN 58, ICANN61 & ICANN64 and also attended the DNS Business, Marketing, Operations and Legal Aspects training. She's also a member of NCUC and NCSG and volunteers in the Caribbean Working Group for LACRALO and Next-Gen RDS PDP.

Career History

  • Present: Lecturer, Dominica State College
  • Past: Web Services Manager, BrainStreet Group Inc.
  • Past: Network Administrator / I.T. Lecturer, Kuru Kuru Co-operative College

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

  • ICANN DNS Business, Marketing, Operations and Legal Aspects, October 2016, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Member of NCUC & NCSG
  • ISOC Membership: Guyana, T&T, Barbados, Blockchain SIG,
  • LACIGF - Trinidad 2011, Argentina 2013, Mexico 2015, Panama 2017


  • Master's in Augmented and Virtual Reality, Namseoul University
  • Master's in Information Systems & Technology Management, Arthur LokJack Global School of Business, University of the West Indies - St Augustine Campus
  • Diploma in Computer Science, University of Guyana - Turkeyen Campus
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics, University of Guyana - Turkeyen Campus

Internet Society Guyana Chapter

Internet Society Guyana Chapter Officially Launched During Internet Week Guyana

Launching of ISOC Guyana Chapter


  • Member

New York Academy of Sciences

  • Professional Member
  • Stem Mentor

Research Interests

  • Internet Governance
  • E-learning
  • IT Governance
  • Information Security
  • IPv6
  • Data Governance
  • Emerging Technologies (Augmented & Virtual Reality)
  • Data Privacy & Protection