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Laura Higgins

Director of Community Safety & Digital Civility
Laura Higgins is Director of Community Safety and Digital Civility at Roblox. Roblox’s groundbreaking digital civility initiative is focused on providing the community with the skills needed to create positive online experiences. Civility online is a new concept, but based on existing principles - that everybody has a part to play to make the digital world a nicer place. Laura Higgins brings over 20 years of experience, creating online safety and digital civility programs. Most recently working with the UK Safer Internet Centre (part of the “Better Internet for Kids” project funded by the European Commission) she founded several award winning services including the Professionals Online Safety Helpline and the world’s first helpline dedicated to supporting victims of image based abuse.  Laura has spoken on digital safety topics across the globe, including events at 10 Downing Street and the United Nations in New York and regularly appears in the media. Working with safety partners all over the world, Laura has also worked with the biggest names in tech, sitting on the advisory boards of Twitter, Snapchat and Roblox.