Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon is the Chair of the UNESCO Information For All Programme and Board Member of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. She was the founding Director-General of the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, where she positioned the Centre as a leading technology training and consulting partner on the African continent. She has worked in the field of international development and technology for over thirty years and is recognized as a leading technology activist and specialist on policy, education, technology, and society in Africa. Her work as a leader, manager, consultant, and speaker has taken her to over 100 countries. She is a strong advocate of the ROAM principles (internet universality), building on her work with the Open Movement and Creative Commons.