Let’s Talk About Digital Identity with Kaliya Young – consultant, conference organiser, author, activist.

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Kaliya Young, – consultant, conference organiser, author, activist joined episode 36 of the #LDATI Podcast. Discussing the IIW (Internet Identity Workshop) that she co-founded, alongside the impact of the pandemic on virtual identity conferences, and Kaliya’s books ‘The Domains of Identity’ and ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Self Sovereign Identity’.

“The good news is that the self-sovereign identity world is starting to address those problems in collaboration with GLEIF, the Global Legal Entity Identity Foundation”

Kaliya YoungKaliya Young is the author of two books “The Domains of Identity” and “A Comprehensive Guide to Self Sovereign Identity”.

For the past 15 years, she has been working to catalyse the creation of a layer of identity for people based on open standards. She co-founded the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) in 2005 to bring together technologists who want to see decentralised identity come into being. In the fifteen years their community has been meeting, they have created standards being used all over the internet, like OpenID Connect and OAuth. In 2012 she was recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

The next IIW is in April. Sign up on Eventbrite.

Kaliya is widely recognised for her community leadership. She travels to Africa and Asia at least once a year to ensure the development of person-centric identity is truly global and inclusive. Most recently, she co-founded HumanFirst.Tech with Shireen Mitchell, a project focused on creating space for diverse voices and building a more inclusive industry.

In 2009, she was named one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology.

Connect with Kaliya on LinkedIn.

­Go to our YouTube to watch the video transcript for this episode.

About Ubisecure & RapidLEI

Ubisecure is an accredited Local Operating Unit (LOU), also known as an LEI Issuer, for the GLEIF through its RapidLEI service and is the number one issuer of LEIs worldwide. Find out about becoming a RapidLEI partner at rapidlei.com/partners.

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