Verónica Donoso University of Leicester, UK
Verónica Donoso is (PhD in Social Sciences [KU Leuven, Belgium], MA in education and BA in linguistics [Universidad de Chile]). Verónica is a Research Associate at the Institute for Media Studies (IMS), University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and an independent consultant specialised in children, digital technologies & online safety with more than 18 years of experience on research and policy work. She provides advice and works with organisations committed to improving digital literacy and to better protect children online. Through her career Verónica has advised several organisations including the United Nations, the European Commission and UNICEF, and she has written several pieces which have served to inform researchers, practitioners, and policymakers both in the EU and worldwide. Before becoming an independent consultant, Verónica was INHOPE’s Executive Director. INHOPE is the leading global network combatting online Child Sexual Abuse Material. Verónica currently serves on the Global Kids Online International advisory group.