Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU

Doreen  Bogdan-Martin

Speaker Bio

Doreen Bogdan-Martin was elected Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau in November 2018, taking office 1.1.2019 – the first woman in ITU history to hold an elected management position.

She was an architect of the annual Global Symposium for Regulators, leads ITU’s contribution to the EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age, has served for over 10 years as Executive Director of the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and leads ITU’s collaboration with UNICEF on the Giga project to connect all the world’s schools.

Doreen spearheads ITU’s new Youth Strategy to more actively engage with the young people who are driving the next wave of digital transformation.

She is an affiliate of the Harvard University Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, is a Generation Unlimited Champion and a Champion of the EDISON Alliance and serves on a number of advisory bodies.