Anju Mangal

Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator, Alliance for Affordable Internet

Anju is A4AI’s Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator. Her work focuses on strengthening A4AI national coalitions and support stakeholder collaborations to advance our shared goal of affordable access across Asia.

Anju was affiliated with the Pacific Community (SPC) as the Digital Transformation ECM Specialist and Business Analyst Adviser. Anju was recently awarded the Obama Foundation leadership fellowship and the U.S State of Department International Visitor’s Leadership Programme on Digital Economy and Cybersecurity. She is currently the Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum and the Vice Chair of the Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society. Anju was a tutor for DiploFoundation’s ICT Strategy Course and a research expert in Internet Governance. She was an ISOC Ambassador, Commonwealth IGF fellow and APrIGF fellow. She was the first Pacific Islander to be elected as a Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) member of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum. She has also worked for the the UN Internet Governance Forum-Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.

Anju is passionate about Women and ICT and Cybersafety for women, girls and persons with disabilities. She was a founding member of the Pacific Women and ICT. She continues to work with key stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region on various areas such as digital rights digital inclusion, cybersecurity, privacy, security etc.

She holds a Master of Arts degree in Governance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information systems and Geographical information systems and is certified in Internet Governance Capacity building programme, knowledge management and Business Analysis.