Chango - Mawaki

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Mawaki Chango is Africa Internet Policy Coordinator for the Association for Progressive Communications.  Blending scholarship and practice, Chango's research interests include digital identity, Internet governance, ICT4D as well as information technologies & the humanities.  Recent research includes a socio-historical inquiry into individual identification systems, including medieval seals, with a particular focus on emerging Internet-based digital identity systems and protocols. Chango has also served within Internet governance bodies, including ICANN's GNSO, and as an independent consultant on projects to numerous organizations, including UNESCO, International Development Research Centre, OSIWA (Open Society Initiative for West Africa) and EvalNet.