Deadline: 8 April 2019
Applicants are invited to submit their applications for Mozilla Fellowships to provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more humane digital world. During their tenure, Fellows use their skill sets in technology, in activism, in science, in policy to design products, run campaigns, influence policy and ultimately lay the groundwork for a more open and inclusive internet.
Mozilla Fellows are working to stop the spread of misinformation, put individuals in control of their data, keep artificial intelligence accountable, and provide innovative solutions for internet connectivity in low penetration environments. They are leaders who ensure smart cities and next-generation voice technology are diverse and equitable, and who conduct open research.
Mozilla Fellowships are a transformative experience for emerging leaders concerned with making the internet a safer, more accessible resource for everyone. Mozilla Fellows work on the front lines of the internet health movement, developing new thinking on how to address emerging threats and challenges facing the open internet today.
Mozilla Fellows are web activists, open-source researchers and scientists, engineers, and technology policy experts who work on the front lines of that movement. Fellows develop new thinking on how to address emerging threats and challenges facing a healthy internet. They hail from a range of disciplines and geographies: They are policymakers in Kenya, journalists in Brazil, engineers in Germany, privacy activists in the United States, and data scientists in the Netherlands. Fellows are:
- Open web activists _Fellows who work in the realm of public interest technology, addressing issues like privacy, security, and inclusion online. These open web activists embed at leading human rights and civil society organizations around the world, lending their technical expertise, and collaborating around shared interests.
- Scientists and researchers _Fellows who infuse open-source practices and principles into scientific research. “Science” is defined broadly; Fellows may work in the natural sciences, formal and applied sciences, or humanities, social sciences and library and information sciences. Fellows are based in the research institution with which they are currently affiliated.
- Tech policy professionals _Fellows who examine the interplay of technology and public policy, and craft legal, academic, and governmental solutions. These tech policy professionals are not necessarily matched with a host organization or an institution.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/fellowships/