Avri Doria

Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG)

Avri Doria is an independent researcher based in Providence RI, USA who works with multiple Internet and digital technology stakeholders. She served on the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) and the UN Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation I (WGEC). She served as a member of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat and later was a member of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (IGF MAG). As a technologist, she has been involved in the development of Internet protocols and architectures for over 30 years; was chair of the Internet Research Task Force Routing Research Group (IRTF-RRG), was a founder and co-chair of the Research Group on Human Rights Protocol Considerations (IRTF-HRPC), and has served on the Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG). She is currently a new member of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Ombudsteam. She has been active in ICANN policy, was chair of the GNSO Council and served as a member of the ICANN Board. In 2024 Avri was appointed to the Freedom Online Coalition – Advisory Network (FOC-AN). Avri was awarded the ICANN Multistakeholder award in 2014. She teaches and writes on the subject of multistakeholder models as well as technical topics.