Ms Chioma Nwaodike, Media Rights Agenda’s (MRA) legal officer, has been selected for the Atlas Corps Fellowship, an international exchange programme facilitated by Atlas Corps under which she will undertake a one-year internship with a host organisation in the United States.
To fulfill this mission, Chioma will be serving at Internews as Internet Policy Fellow contributing to country and issue specific assessments and cooperating with Internews Digital Rights team to identify and analyze relevant digital rights policies in countries where they currently work.
Chioma was considered after a multi-step process application which involved both Atlas Corps and Her host organisation, Internews. The Fellowship takes effect by October 1st 2019.
Atlas Corps is an international exchange programme, which provides leadership development training to non-profit professionals across the globe in order to develop their skills and experience to address critical social issues.
Atlas Corps mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled non-profit professionals. Fellows are committed to 12 to 18 months professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global change-makers.
Internews is an international non-profit organization established in 1982. It empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. It has offices in more than 100 countries.