Alice Munyua

Policy Advisor -Mozilla

Alice Munyua

Policy Advisor -Mozilla

Biography

Alice Munyua is public policy adviser for Africa at Mozilla. She is also the founder of the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) an interdependent multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. She has extensive experience in multistakeholder ICT policy development and internet governance, and has been closely engaged at national, regional and international levels for some years.

In 2011, she chaired the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held in Nairobi and convened the East Africa Internet Governance Forum (EA-IGF) and chaired the Kenya IGF for five years.

Alice served on the board of the Communications Commission of Kenya for six years, chaired the board of directors of the Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC) and was vice chair of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) for two years. She is a member of the Internet Society Board of Trustees.

Alice is also the advisor to the African Union Commission (AUC) dot Africa initiative and serves as one of the representatives of the AUC on the GAC. She is currently leading several public policy related initiatives, focusing on—among other things—strengthening multistakeholder internet governance in Africa, a Government Reserve Name List for Dot Africa, women and cyber crime in Kenya, cybersecurity, and engendering ICT policy in Kenya.