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Mary Nma Uduma

Mrs. Mary. Nma. Uduma

Mrs. Mary Nma Uduma was part of the interim Board of Trustees of the .ng Domain Names Management Task Force of the. ngccTLD which later became Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA).  She was one of the pioneer Executive Board of Directors of NIRA as its Vice President and became the President in 200 9 after the passing of the pioneer President, Mr.  Ndukwe Kalu. She retired as the President of NIRA in 2015. It was during her tenure as the President of NIRA that she envisioned the establishment of the Ndukwe Kalu Foundation which was approved by the AGM of NIRA.

She has been:

 A council member of the International Communications Union (ITU), Chaired the African Group of the Council and part of ITU Study Groups

A member of the Government Advisory Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (GAC of ICANN) representing Nigeria. Member of Country Code Supporting Organisation, (ccNSO) of ICANN, At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) of ICANN and AFRALO. AfTLD EXcomm. IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG), Several Working Groups of ICANN

Champion and Convener of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF)

A member of Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) to the UN Secretary General on Internet Governance  Forum (IGF MAG)

Chair of Africa Internet Governance Forum Charter Committee.

She is currently the chair of Africa Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group (AfIGF MAG), Coordinator, West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF)

Mrs. Mary Nma Uduma is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, retired as Telecommunications Regulator from Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) where she worked for over 17 years, has last assignment being Director of Consumers Affairs of the NCC. She represented Nigeria at the Government Advisory Group of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council, she chaired the African ITU group in the Council. She belonged to several study groups of the ITU while working in NCC

Mrs. Uduma is the Managing Director of Jaeno Digital Solutions Limited (JDSL) a company she founded in 2012.

She is a Faculty Member of Digital Bridge Institute of Nigeria. An Expert at Africa E-Government Policy Development. Expert in Internet and Digital policy development and Internet Governance Issues.

She had been a Banker, Auditor, Teacher, and works with young people and women in Nigeria.

She lives in Abuja the Capital of Nigeria