Today the Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows program opens its call for applications for our second year. We’re seeking talented developers, activists, educators and other technologists eager to protect the open Internet. The goal? Combat threats to digital freedom and defend policy that keeps the Web open and free.
Our 2016 cohort will be a global group. This year’s host organizations are:
Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law —Nairobi, Kenya
The Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto—Toronto, Canada
ColorOfChange.org—New York, NY
Data & Society—New York, NY
Derechos Digitales—Santiago, Chile
European Digital Rights (EDRi) —Brussels, Belgium
Freedom of the Press Foundation—San Francisco, CA
Privacy International—London, United Kingdom
The application window is open until March 20. New fellows will be announced in June and will begin work in September of this year.
For more information, and to view the application, visit https://advocacy.mozilla.org/open-web-fellows/.