SUMMARY: An international e-safety expert, with a legal background in children’s rights and the internet, advising government and child protection agencies, non-profits and think tanks on public awareness campaigns, research initiatives and public policy strategies related to e-safety. I also work with schools, community initiatives and individual families on digital parenting and citizenship.
EXPANDED: As a parent and lawyer, I am passionate about children’s rights and internet, social media and technology. As a former General Counsel in IT companies, I have expanded my Internet and new technology legal expertise to include children’s rights and in particular, to education and awareness for e Safety and other areas of concern for online child safety and protection. I emphasize the positive aspects of internet and technology and the benefits for our children while educating parents, educators and caregivers on the risks and challenges.
I create awareness by consulting, law lectures, speaking at events, writing e-books and offering workshops on eSafety and Digital Parenting; I maintain a website and blog (www.digitalparentingcoach.com), a shop to create awareness (www.digitalparentingshop.com) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DigiParentCoach) describing current trends, digital rights for children and most importantly, tips and resources for protecting children in this digital age.
My mission is to empower parents to use their offline parenting skills online and I invite you to join our international community of concerned parents and caregivers at www.facebook.com/groups/TheDigitalParentingCommunity.