Microsoft to chair Family Online Safety Institute Board of Directors

Kim Sanchez, a group manager in Microsoft’s Trustworthy
Computing Group, has assumed the chair of the 
Family
Online Safety Institute
 (FOSI) Board of
Directors.

FOSI is one of a variety of government and nonprofit
organizations that Microsoft works with to help make the Internet a safer and
more trusted place for families. For more information about how Microsoft works
with and financially supports FOSI’s efforts, see 
Working with the Family Online Safety
Institute to help create a safer Internet
.

On September 22 Microsoft and FOSI will host a screening of the
PBS documentary “Digital Nation,” by acclaimed FRONTLINE producer
Rachel Dretzin. “Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier”
presents an in-depth exploration of a world consumed by technology and the
impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations. A panel
discussion with FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam, Microsoft Vice President and Deputy
General Counsel Steve Crown, Author of “The Flickering Mind” Todd Oppenheimer,
Digital Nation’s Producer Rachel Dretzin, and Verizon’s Executive Director of
Internet and Technology Policy Mike McKeehan will follow the screening of the
film.

If you are an online safety advocate for your organization
and interested in attending the event, please contact 
emulder@fosi.org . Seats are limited.

 

 


 

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »