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1) Your Name:

Elsa Saade

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:Non-Commercial

3) Constituency:

Non-Commercial Users (NCUC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

GNSO Councilor, representing the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (AGM 2018 - AGM 2020)

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (UAF); Gulf Centre for Human Rights; City University of New York

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Program Officer at UAF; MA Candidate, City University of New York; Independent Consultant and Researcher, GCHR

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

Independent Consultancy, Grantmaking, Emergency Rapid Response, Advocacy, Academic Research, Digital Rights,

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):

United States of America

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


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):Not Applicable
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

Not Applicable

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):

Not Applicable

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


GNSO Liaison to the New gTLD Subsequent Procedure PDP


GNSO-NewGTLD: New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP 


CCWG - Internet Governance
CCWG - Accountability
CCWG - Auction Proceeds 

13) Additional Information (optional):

Elected Representative:

GNSO Councilor representing NCSG - AGM 2018-2020

NCUC Executive Committee Asia Pacific 2018 

ICANN Fellow:

ICANN 54 - Dublin

ICANN 56 - Helsinki

ICANN 59 - Johannesburg

Internet Society Ambassador

10th Internet Governance Forum - Joao Pessoa, Brazil

14) Page last revised (updates automatically):


SOI Template v7 (5 May 2016)

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  1. Congrats Elsa for getting elected as Regional Rep of NCUC

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