At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Hadia Elminiawi

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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:


a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

Africa. Two years term 2017 AGM - 2019 AGM, participating in AFRALO monthly calls and ALAC meetings and calls.

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

AFRALO representative to the ALAC council. 2017 AGM - 2019 AGM

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):

d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?


e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

ISOC member Member of ISOC Egypt Board member of the Wives of the Egyptian Diplomatic Spouses' Association from October 2015 till present. Chairperson of the charity committee. Board member of the American International School in Budapest from 2012 till June 2015, chairperson of the IT subcommittee during the academic year 2013 – 2014 and member of the Strategic Planning committee and the Governance Committee Vice president of Budapest Diplomatic Spouses' Association from 2012 till Spring 2014 Member of a project to develop 100 Egyptian schools in Giza, Egypt and a board member of one of the schools under development from 2009 till 2011. Acting Director at the Hungarian National Trading House (MNKH), Budapest, Hungary. 2014-2015 Technical consultant working on a joint project between the Egyptian NGO WMF and the Danish NGO KVINFO. The project was to develop a database for women experts in Egypt. Manger, at .eg (1995-2009)

4) Please identify your current employer(s):

National Telecom Regulator of Egypt (NTRA)

5) Please identify your current position(s):

Director, DNS - Entrepreneurship Center (DNS-EC). ALAC Council member

6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

As the director of the DNS Entrepreneurship Center I have put the center's current mission, vision and strategic plan. During the past three years I have successfully embarked on a youth outreach and development program and today I have fixed annual DNS Operations and DNSSEC workshops at the Faculty of Engineering Cairo University and the faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University. I have started working with the American University in Cairo (AUC) in addition to other universities in Egypt. I also have annual interns from the faculty of Engineering Cairo University. I have developed partnerships with IBM, the Egyptian Universities Network. In addition, partnerships with some African entities are being discussed. I conduct regional technical and outreach courses, in addition to awareness programs like those related to UA. I have worked with ALAC and ICANN on policy, outreach and engagement and organizational issues through various working groups and policy development processes.

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:


8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:


a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

  • EPDP Phase I and EPDP Phase II (EPDP on Temporary Specification for the gTLD Registration Data)
  • At-Large Review Implementation Working Group (ARIWG)
  • CPWG
  • ATLAS III Program Subgroup
  • ALAC subcommittee on outreach and engagement
  • At-Large Capacity Building WG
  • ME SWG
  • ICANN58 Fellow

11) Additional information (optional):

I hold a M.Sc. in Management and Leadership from Szent Istvan University, Hungary, a B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications and a Diploma in Engineering Management from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.  I have successfully attended courses in Internet technology and policy with Diplo foundation and Internet Governance in the MENA region with Hivos and Diplo foundation. I have proposed, organized and participated as a panelist in a session at the African IGF, 2017 and at the 4th ME DNS forum. In addition I am actively involved in At-Large working groups in relation to policy, outreach and engagement and organizational matters. I am a Board member of a non profit organization and have worked for more than 10 years at .eg. I have also worked with organizations that help empower women.

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)