Thu, Nov 18|
Keeping Children Safe Online
Open to the Public
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2021, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
About the event
Due to COVID-19, kids and adults are online more that ever, often unsupervised in the same space. The opportunities kids have to socialize online come with benefits and risks. This presentation will examine kids and computer security, online gaming, social networking risks, testing, and sexting.
About the Speaker: Belinda serves as an Outreach Manager for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Austin, Texas office where she focuses her efforts on presenting NCMEC’s NetSmartz curriculum and implementing NCMEC’s Community Education Partner Program. She brings over 20 years of experience to NCMEC, including her work with the Texas Attorney General’s Office Law Enforcement Division and the Council on At-Risk Youth.
She received a B.A. in government and Mexican-American studies as well as a certificate in project management from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, she is currently studying toward a master’s degree in public affairs at the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC works with families, victims, private industry, law enforcement, and the public to assist with preventing child abductions, recovering missing children, and providing services to deter and combat child sexual exploitation.