RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

April 2014 – Present: Co-Founder and Co-Director of Digitally Connected, a collaborative initiative between UNICEF and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University building upon a multi-year partnership for analyzing digital and social media growth and trends among children and youth globally.

October 2009 – Present: Director of the Youth and Media project, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

 October 2009 – Present: Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

 January 2015 – 2016: Technical Advisor, UNICEF

 

EDUCATION

2016 – Present Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Basel, Switzerland
2009 Master of Science in General Psychology and Methodology at the University of Basel, Switzerland
2007 Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Focus: human-computer-interaction

 

CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS, COMMITTEE WORK, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • The Joan Ganz Cooney Center (JGCC) at Sesame Workshop, By/With/For Youth: Inspiring Next Gen Public Media Audiences, Advisory Board, June 2020 – Present
  • 20 Minuten – a member of the TX Group (previously Tamedia.ch) [announcement], Board of Directors, 2020 – Present
  • World Economic Forum, Global Future Council, Virtual and Augmented Reality, 2019 – Present
  • Nexa Center on Internet and Society, Board of Trustees, April 2019 – Present
  • Digital Asia Hub, Steering Committee, September 2015 – Present
  • Swiss Media Forum, Advisory Board, August 2018 – Present
  • UNICEF, Digital Citizenship Safety, Working Group Member, June 2011 – Present
  • Global Kids Online, International Advisory Group, September 2015 – Present