Mr. Karsan, Gabriel identifies as a Digital Dreamer, internet leader and activist. Protagonist of the youth narrative in building modern equitable civilizations leveraging the power of technology through equity and accessibility of the internet and technology resources distributed normatively for all.
With a background and bachelor degree in computer science and over 5 years NGO/Civil Society experiences, he uses his skillsets in breaking complexities in the technology world through championing digital Literacies and Emerging Technologies Adoption through projects such as the podcast called dream internet voices which led to his founding of the Emerging Youth Initiative a Non-Profit Youth Organization boosting for an egalitarian, safe and progressive technology ecosystem.
Who shapes digitalisation? Who owns infrastructure and who controls the Internet? What role do transnational corporations play? What is digital colonialism and which inequalities are reproduced by digitalisation? We will also address questions such as to what extent communication and information technologies can be used to break down power asymmetries.
We aim to unravel the diverse contextualities of Digital Sovereignty and it's the impactful scope of it's infringement