[AfrICANN-discuss] Closing soon: Jonathan B. Postel Service Award 2020 Call for Nominations
mwangi at isoc.org
Tue May 26 07:29:46 UTC 2020
Kindly take note and share with your local technical communities.
You have 9 days left to nominate someone for this year’s Jonathan B. Postel Service Award<https://www.internetsociety.org/grants-and-awards/postel-service-award/>!
Each year, the Internet Society presents the prestigious award to an individual or organization that, like Jon Postel, has made significant contributions to the technological development of the Internet.
The award commemorates Jon Postel’s extraordinary stewardship<https://www.internetsociety.org/grants-and-awards/postel-service-award/ten-year-tribute-jon-postel/> in the course of his 30-year career in networking.
The chosen candidate will be presented with a USD20,000 honorarium and the signature crystal engraved globe at a global conference with Internet technical leaders later this year.
Previous award winners<https://www.internetsociety.org/grants-and-awards/postel-service-award> include Steven Huter for fostering local Internet communities globally, Kimberly Claffy for her contribution to Internet measurement, Kanchana Kanchanasut for accelerating Internet development in Thailand, and Nii Quaynor for driving the spread of the Internet across Africa.
Special emphasis is placed on candidates who have supported and enabled others in addition to their own contributions.
Help us recognize the extraordinary people who have committed themselves to the technological development, growth and strength of the Internet!
Click here<https://apps.internetsociety.org/form/postel-nominations> to submit a nomination
Nomination period ends on 5 June 2020. For questions, email postel at isoc.org<mailto:postel at isoc.org>
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