Amy K. Mahan

Vrai nom

Member for

5 years 10 months

First name

Amy K.

Last name

Mahan

Organization

APC

Country

United States

Author Profile

Amy Mahan, an information and communication specialist, died at the peak of her professional career. During her life time, she particularly contributed to improve the situation of developing countries.

Amy Mahan



The community of information and communication technologies has lost an important member. On 5 March, Amy Mahan, 47, at the peak of her professional career, died of cancer. Mahan's career was marked by a commitment to action research and its effective dissemination to improve the communication opportunities of the disadvantaged, as a foundation for human and social development. The focus of much of her work has been on telecommunication reform and information and communication technology (ICT) policies, particularly with respect to developing countries.