About the .ORG Learning Center
If you have a great idea to help your community and improve the world—but don’t know where to start— you’ve come to the right place. The .ORG Learning Center is your trusted resource for organizations large and small looking to establish their Internet presence and excel online. We’re here to help you move from inspiration to action!
What We Provide
As a trusted resource for the .ORG Community, the .ORG Learning Center provides a variety of useful information and tools that every .ORG needs to be successful online, including:
Whether you want to know about setting up your new .ORG domain, what you need to think about when adding fundraising functionality to your site, how to get the most out of social media – and more! We have you covered with guidance, tips, and instruction from industry experts and instructors.
View a variety of engaging instructional videos designed to quickly impart practical knowledge and get you up and running in no time.
Webinars, Forums, and Workshops
Take part in live instructional events and gain practical knowledge by interacting with colleagues and subject matter experts. Or, view event recordings at a time that works best for your schedule.
About Our Director
Paul Diaz is Vice President of Policy at Public Interest Registry (PIR), which powers the .ORG domain.
As Director of the .ORG Learning Center, Paul is responsible for and passionate about making sure that the .ORG Community has the tools and the information needed to be successful online.
For over nine years Paul has brought his over two decades of policy development and analysis experience to PIR. He has participated in numerous ICANN Policy Development Process working groups and will participate on the 2021 Nominating Committee. In addition, Paul has served in leadership roles in the gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG), including as Chair from 2015-2018.
Prior to joining PIR, Paul spent over 12 years as Senior Policy Manager for Network Solutions, where he led policy development and compliance initiatives. During his tenure, Paul also managed governmental advocacy efforts before Congress and Executive branch agencies.
A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT and Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, MA, Paul is an avid traveler and has visited over 50 countries to date. He lives in northern Virginia with his wife and three children.
Based in Reston, Virginia, Public Interest Registry is a not-for-profit organization created by the Internet Society (ISOC), originally to manage the .ORG domain. Not only do we operate and manage the .ORG domain, but we are also very active participants with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and within the global domain community. By offering a trusted platform along with resources to build a safe and secure online presence, we support and encourage people to make a positive impact on the world.