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Sandra Hoferichter is project manager at the Medienstadt Leipzig e.V., a recognized At Large Structure under ICANN Bylaws. She became involved in the Internet Governance process during the ICA-IAMCR Expert Meeting in Rathen/Germany in July 2006 which paved the way for the establishment of the "Global Internet Governance Academic Network" (GIGANET) and initiated the establishment of Summer Schools in Internet Governance (SSIG). Since 2007 she coordinates the European Summer School on Internet Governance (Euro-SSIG) which takes place every year in Meissen/Germany. She is also the manager of the ICANN Studienkreis and was key organizer of various Internet conferences, including an EURO-NF Expert Meeting on the "Governance and Privacy Dimension of the Internet of Things" (Leipzig, July 2009). She is also the administrative coordinator of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG), the European IGF. Sandra holds a degree in Architecture of the Academy of Technique, Culture, and Business of Leipzig (HTWK).