Hello all –
Just a note about our Beyond the Net grants program.
We have grants that range from $10,000.00 - $30,000.00
If you run a community network or other project, please think about applying.
Applications are due by 15 September.
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From: Bnet_committee <bnet_committee-bounces(a)elists.isoc.org> on behalf of Ilda
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 4:55 AM
To: "Bnet_committee(a)elists.isoc.org" <Bnet_committee(a)elists.isoc.org>
Subject: [Bnet_committee] Beyond the Net September cycle - Timeline & members
Dear Committee members,
Just a quick email to remind you that September cycle application call is going on and
will close on 15 September.
The timeline for review and evaluation is attached, I apologize if I did not send it
before. Please check it and let me know if it works for you.
I have taken in consideration key events going on internally and externally of ISOC,
however, I know how busy everyone is and I I hope it will still fit in your planning.
I have set the online call for Friday, 4 November – so it allow some sleep on Saturday for
those is places faraway ☺. But please let me know if you prefer us to hold the call
another day that week.
This cycle it is also time to say goodbye to our members; Edmon and Victor. We would like
to thank them for their time, dedication and fabulous work serving the Bnet Selection
I have already received some suggestions from the specific regions and welcome any
suggestions from you. Note that once we have the full list only 1 or 2 candidates will be
Suggestions for Asia-Pacific:
Dr. Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority,
Amitabh Singhal, Director of Telxess Consulting Services,
Sumon Sabir, Chief Strategy Officer, Fiber@Home Pvt Limited,
Chester Soong Chairman of ISOC HK
Nestor Michael C. Tiglao: ISOC Philippines and previous grantee
Suggestions for Africa: (note that preference is given to candidates that speak FR and
Alain Aina, ISOC Togo member firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
Alex Corenthin, ISOC Senegal Chapter President and previous grantee
Khoudia Gueye SY; member of ISOC Senegal and Head of Network and Internet Services
Division at the University Cheikh Anta DIOP
Jean Paul Nkurunziza, member of ISOC Burundi
I look forward to your suggestions after what we will make the final suggestions and
Thank you and kind regards,