Theorose Elikplim


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Theorose is Ghanaian and the youngest Lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Media Studies, Ghana Institute of Journalism, where she teaches New Media. She is a first-year doctoral student at Kent State University where she is researching the intersection of journalism, technology, and the use of new media platforms for news production

She is the secretary for the Internet Society Ghana. Before becoming secretary, she was the programs and Communication Chair for the Internet Society Ghana Chapter. She is currently tutoring Encryption with the Internet Society Foundation. 

Theorose has published various digital rights-related articles on the following platforms: Association for Progressive Communicators (APC),, and  She is a 2019 Ecowas Fellows on Internet Governance Alumni and the founder of Digispace Africa, a not-for-profit organization. 

Outside academia, she volunteers with organizations like #DearGovernments as the Director for strategic collaborations and partnerships and IoT Network Hub Ghana. She aspires to be the youngest professor in new media and an avid advocate for Encryption and youth participation. She loves Yoga and brainstorming new ideas. 

She is a 2022 ISOC Youth Ambassador Alumni. She also works at the intersection of Internet Governance and Media, leveraging her journalism and media experience and her practice to include and encourage more media participation in Internet Governance issues and Fora.