Greetings Glocal Citizens!
My guest this week has travelled to more than 60 countries and worked on five continents. Currently based in southern Spain, Dr. Ronda Železný-Green is a digital changemaker creating social learning systems to empower Black people, women, people with disabilities, and other marginalized populations in the technology and education sectors. Serving as a mobile technologist, trainer, and researcher, Ronda’s 16+ years of professional experience spans five continents and the public, private, and civil society sectors. A Black and Native American cis woman excelling with ADHD, Ronda also has extensive experience delivering action-oriented training that integrates the themes of racial equity and justice and gender with global perspectives. Hallmarks of her career include learning/educating with tech; championing, coaching, and mentoring women in tech; and empowering people to use technology as transformative tools to live their best lives. She is currently the Global Head of Training and eLearning at the Internet Society where she is leading the end-to-end rebuild and relaunch of our training programs, including the digital transformation of existing training activities due to COVID-19. She also serves in advisory and director roles at the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) at the United Nations Foundation, InnovateHer - where she is the board chair, and Noise Solution. At the same time she's a tech-prenuer as co-founder and director of Panoply Digital Ltd is a socially conscious organization using their expertise in ICT, education, and gender to create solutions to development challenges. Ronda is a whirlwind of digital dynamism!