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The ever-growing digital world is constantly creating new risks of exploitation, abuse and harassment of people and children, but also offering many new opportunities for organizations to improve their safeguarding efforts and practices.
This webinar, part of a monthly series, discusses how digital technology can support the protection of children, (vulnerable) people and staff. Focusing on tools and practical advice, digital innovation and safeguarding experts are sharing their guidelines and good practice for securing and maintaining a robust safeguarding culture and leveraging digital platform to create safe networks and engagement channels with their program partners.
Themes and questions to be discussed include, but are not limited to:
Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and join the debate.
More about the Speakers
John Zoltner is the Senior Director for ICT4D and Technology Innovation for Save the Children. John has more than 20 years of professional experience designing, implementing and evaluating initiatives that take advantage of the power of innovative ICTs to achieve social impact in resource poor environments. He leads STCs technology for development work, focusing on initiatives that improve program results, increase their reach, and amplify their impact.
Nora Lindström is the Global Lead for Digital Development at Plan International, where she promotes the responsible use of technology and digital tools for advancing childrens rights and equality for girls. Nora is passionate about bridging the digital gender divide and getting more girls and women to access, use, and create digital technology. In her role at Plan International, Nora acts as a focal point for the Principles for Digital Development* and advances the use of the Principles in Plan Internationals digital programming. She also sits on the Advisory Council for the Principles, which is convened under the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL*). Further, Nora coordinates Plan Internationals engagement in marking Girls in ICT Day and manages an internal network of digital development champions within the organization.
Bonnie Baker is the Managing Director at myProteus, a change management consulting and educational organization that works cross-sector to help clients embed change in a sustainable manner. Their work in the INGO sector has been to help organizations with often complex challenges to break down the work into manageable implementations, that allows all stakeholders to understand it, own it, and understand how to jointly implement it with IT. Bonnie has developed custom delivery approaches that are re-usable in the sector for specific areas such as Safeguarding, Fraud, Case management, ERP (finance), HR strategy, Procurement, etc. that are agnostic of the technologies NGOs may choose.