The digital youth ombudsman preliminary election has begun. A digital youth ombudsman is a public leader whose job it is to represent and protect young people in the digital environment.
More than 100 young people have already applied for the Youth RIGF Award with their projects. There are six nominations, among which the most popular are The Best Student IT Project and The Best Youth IT Start-Up.
The first Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF) will be held on April 6 at Skolkovo Tech. Participants will discuss cybersecurity, trust in digital products, risks of implementing new technologies, and other questions.
On the eve of the First Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF), Anna Nesterova, a speaker of the "Digital Economy" section and Board chairperson of the export platform Global Rus Trade, told Gazeta.ru about her own career path, the difficulties facing e-commerce companies and opportunities for women in the Russian IT industry.
The Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF) is planning to present an anthem that will unite the youth digital community together. The contest starts today and will run until March 30. You may submit either or both lyrics or a finished composition which is to be recorded in audio or video format.
The number of participants in the First Youth Internet Governance Forum has reached 1,000. Most of those registered are Russian university students from many regions of the country. The Youth RIGF will represent a variety of Russian cities: from Moscow, the host city of the Forum, to Vladivostok.
There are many competitions and university projects for novice IT specialists and young professionals in Russia.