Archival Record | ICANN 54 - Dublin:

This event took place on 19 October 2015 from 07:00-09:00 +01 at ICANN Public Meetings in the Off-site room.
Mon, 19 October 2015 - 07:00 to 09:00 +01
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Session Leader(s): 
Carole Cornell | Sr. Dir. Business Intelligence & Program Mgmt
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LOCATION: Spencer Hotel – East Restaurant - Excise Walk, IFSC, Dublin 1, Ireland

Welcome to DNS Women breakfast!

DNS Women stands for Domain Name System Women. Our mission is to provide Encouragement, Inspiration and Active Support of Women in the DNS industry. The group was established in 2009 and has over 150 members from the private and public sectors from across the globe. DNS Women aims to advance women's global Internet leadership through networking, information and resources sharing, with a focus on increasing the participation of women leaders in DNS Industry. We encourage women around the world to respond to the increase need of leadership critical to the growth of the Internet.

Our Goals
  • Provide a platform of connections, resources and opportunities on local and global levels.
  • Support women to fill leadership positions critical to the growth of the Internet.
  • Encourage girls and young women to choose business and technology careers.
Membership to the DNS Women is free. If you are already part of the DNS industry or interested in joining, you can contact us at, come to one of our events, and join our Facebook and Linkedin.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Karla Valente
President, Co-Founder

Thanks to our sponsor Amazon!

Agenda Details: 

Speaker: Stacey King
Stacey King heads up Amazon Registry Services, which will launch at least 52 new TLDs over the next few years. Before moving over to the business side, Stacey held roles as Senior Corporate Counsel at Amazon, managing its new TLD applications and domain name portfolio, and Senior IP and Digital Counsel at Richemont in London, where she was responsible for Richemont’s gTLD applications and domain name portfolio among other tasks. Stacey has attended ICANN meetings regularly since 2006, and has been involved with ICANN off and on since 2000.

Speaker: Luciana Gassett
Professor Gassett earned her M.A. in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design with a specialty in brand positioning and brand revitalization. She earned a B.A. in Visual Communication from Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil. She brings a successful career in marketing and graphic design to her teaching role at Flagler College, and her work has been honored with national and international industry recognition.