Mozilla have announced the launch of their new Tech Policy Fellowship which includes Linet Kwamboka from Kenya. Mozilla Foundation have said that the fellowship is created to give people with expertise in government and Internet policy the support and structure they need to continue their work in making the Internet healthy.
Kwamboka is one of ten technology policy experts selected from around the world by Mozilla to be part of the Tech Policy Fellowship.
Linet Kwamboka, Founder and CEO at DataScience LTD
"The fellows, who hail from around the globe, will spend the next year working independently on a range of tech policy issues. They will collaborate closely with Mozilla’s policy and advocacy teams, as well as the broader Mozilla network and other key organizations in tech policy." Mozilla explained in a statement announcing the launch of the Mozilla Foundation Tech Policy Fellowship.
Kwamboka's role as a Mozilla Foundation Tech Policy Fellow will include working on understanding the policies that guide data collection and dissemination in East Afrika (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda).
She is the Founder and CEO of DataScience LTD in Kenya, a director of the World Data Lab–Africa and, also consults with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya Project,