Speaker of AIS 2018 in Dakar 1≠ : Ndeye Maimouna Diop ICT Engineer
Mrs Ndeye Maimouna Diop has worked as ICT director at Senegal’s Ministry of Communication, Telecommunications and ICT, from April 2004 to September 2012. She designed a strategic ICT4D master plan for Senegalese government. She was the Senegalese government representative at several global initiatives like G8 DOT Force, UN ICT Task Force, the Government Advisory Committee (GAC) of ICANN and the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) of Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Prior to that, she has worked as a technical advisor on ICT for the Senegalese Government from 2000 to 2004.
From 2001 to 2002, she was ICT advisor on Ministry in charge of ICT and coordinate the national ICT strategy plan to move Senegal on Information Society. From 2002 to 2004 she was in charge of telemedicine strategy. As chief of IP service at SONATEL, she installed and administrated the first national IP Backbone with ATM and Cisco technologies in 1998.
She was elected as AfrNIC Board member (2011-2013) and served as chair of the board for 2011-2012. She takes part on activities of the forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), she is a member of the Observatoire sur les Systèmes d’Information, les Réseaux et les Inforoutes au Sénégal (OSIRIS). She is Chair of the Senegalese Chapter of Internet Society (ISOC-SN) and Chair of Senegalese IPv6 Forum.
Ndeye Maimouna Diop holds a degree in Data Processing, Computer Science Engineering and Technology. She also got a degree on Internet Governance. She is currently a Ph.D candidate on Internet Of Things