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'''Sarah Kiden''' is currently a technologist and researcher, passionate about open source solutions, Internet Policy and public interest technology. She is a [https://advocacy.mozilla.org/en-US/open-web-fellows/fellows2017 Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow]<ref>2017/2018 [https://advocacy.mozilla.org/en-US/open-web-fellows/fellows2017 Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows], Mozilla.org. Retrieved 12 April 2018.</ref>, hosted by [https://researchictafrica.net/ Research ICT Africa] (RIA) in Cape Town, South Africa. She is working on an Internet measurements project<ref>[https://github.com/MsKiden/africa-internet-measurements Africa Internet measurements], Github.com; Retrieved 12 April 2018</ref>, focusing on broadband performance, Internet peering and users behavior in Africa. Prior to this, she led the systems team at Uganda Christian University as the Head of Systems. Prior to this, she worked as and was a Web and E-Learning & eLearning Administrator at the same University.before that<ref name="linkedin">[http://ug.linkedin.com/pub/sarah-kiden/29/2b0/294 Sarah Kiden], LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2016 March 8.</ref><ref>[https://icannwiki.org/Mothers_of_the_Internet Mothers of the Internet], ICANNWiki.org; Retrieved 12 April 2018</ref>.
Kiden's first [[ICANN]] meeting was [[ICANN 47]] in Durban. She is involved with [[ICANN]] through [[ISOC]].<ref name="interview">ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.</ref> She was selected as an [[ICANN Fellow]] for [[ICANN 51]] in Los Angeles.<ref>has also contributed to capacity building initiatives at the [https://wwwrenu.icannac.orgug/news/announcement-2014-07-18-en ICANN Fellows Announced Research and Education Network for ICANN 51Uganda] ''ICANN.org''; Retrieved 21 July 2014</ref> She has additionally attended ICANN 50 in London(RENU), United Kingdom training network and ICANN 55 in Marrakechsystem engineers on aspects like campus network design, Morocconetwork monitoring and system security.
Kiden's first [[ICANN]] meeting was [[ICANN 47]] in Durban. She is involved with [[ICANN]] through [[ISOC]]<ref name="interview">ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.</ref>, though her entry into Internet governance was through [https://www.diplomacy.edu/ DiploFoundation]. She was selected as an [[ICANN Fellow]] for [[ICANN 51]] in Los Angeles.<ref>[https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-07-18-en ICANN Fellows Announced for ICANN 51] ''ICANN.org''; Retrieved 21 July 2014</ref> She has additionally attended ICANN 50 in London, United Kingdom and ICANN 55 in Marrakech, Morocco and all ICANN meetings after that. She is currently involved with the At-Large Community and is the AFRALO Secretariat. [https://atlarge.icann.org/ralos/afralo AFRALO ] is the African Regional At-Large Organisation. Kiden holds an MSc in Information Systems and BSc in Information Technology.
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