Jaewon Son

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Organization: Knowledge for Development without Borders (KFDWB), Korea Internet Governance Alliance (KIGA)
Affiliation: NextGen@ICANN
Stakeholder Group(s): Academia
Civil Society/Non-Governmental
End User
Email: jaewon_son@korea.ac.kr
LinkedIn: LinkedInIcon.png   Jaewon Son

Jaewon Son has studied in Diplomatische Akademie Wien and Korea University. After being awarded as one of the outstanding performers in APIGA 2018 (The Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy), she was appointed by KISA (Korea Internet & Security Agency) to attend ICANN 63 (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) Annual General Meeting in Barcelona as a civilian expert. As a committee member of KIGA (Korea Internet Governance Alliance), she has prepared to organize the 8th KrIGF (Korea Internet Governance Forum) to encourage the local community to be aware of Internet-related issues and initiate Youth session in Korea. As a NextGen fellow, she has attended ICANN 64 in Kobe to present the role of the internet of things in disaster risk reduction.

Career History

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

APIGA 2019 Speaker and Mentor (Seoul, Korea)

APrIGF 2019 Fellow and Speaker (Vladivostok, Russia)

ICANN64 NextGen Fellow (Kobe, Japan)

Attended ICANN 63 on behalf of KISA as a civilian expert (Barcelona, Spain)

Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy 2018 (APIGA 2018) Fellow (Gwangju, Korea)


B.A in International Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

M.A in International Development and Cooperation at Korea University


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