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The digital gender divide remains an unacceptable barrier to achieving the vision of a thriving Africa that benefits all her people. Join us in Accra on September 13-14 for the inaugural AfricaRead more

The Web Foundation is delighted to join the Governance Data Alliance , a group of organisations working together to improve the quality, availability, breadth and use of governance data. WeRead more

The Web Foundation is delighted to welcome Craig Fagan to our team. He joins us in the newly-created role of Policy Director and will be leading the Foundation’s policy work across our digitalRead more

We’re excited to share the feedback from the latest evaluation of our ‘Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) research project. It’s clear that over time,Read more

The Web Foundation is proud to partner with GovLab to build evidence on the value of open data for developing economies. Below we’ve shared the call for input originally posted onRead more

The post below is an open letter to European citizens, lawmakers and regulators, from our founder and Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor Barbara van Schewick, and Professor Larry Lessig.Read more

After three months of preparation and intense pitch selection, Team Mafubo have taken home the first prize of $10,000 in Abidjan’s the first gender data competition. The winning project proposedRead more

We’re proud to announce that the Web Foundation has been nominated as an ‘Internet Hero‘ by the UK’s Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA).  Designed to recogniseRead more

Drumroll…tomorrow is the big day! The panel of expert judges will meet in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to evaluate the final pitches of the TechMousso finalists. TechMousso is a competitionRead more