Sorene Assefa is a Technology Analyst at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Her main area of work at the ITU is in the area of cybersecurity and internet related activities including Emerging Trends.

Sorene Assefa holds an MSc Degree in Computer Science-Information Security (Cybersecurity), which is based on the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) 27002 standard. She also graduated with BSc Computer Science Honours with Cum Laude from University of Johannesburg, and Software Development degree from Bond University. Furthermore, she is a recipient of a Lifetime Membership of the Golden Key International Honor Society for academic excellence.