International Consultants

We are privileged to have a diverse team of international experts in digital safety who work alongside our organization to promote online security and protection for all. Each member of our team is a recognized authority in their respective field, with years of experience in cybersecurity, online privacy, internet governance, digital ethics, and other areas. Their expertise and insights are invaluable in helping us achieve our mission of creating a safer online environment. On this page, you can learn more about each member of our team, including their bios, pictures, and links to their relevant work.

Our Esteemed Consultants

Anne Collier,

Executive Director,
The Net Safety Collaborative and NetFamilyNews.org, Salt Lake City

Anne Collier is executive director of the US-based nonprofit Net Safety Collaborative and has been children's Internet use at NetFamilyNews.org since 1999. She has served on three national task forces on youth Internet safety, advises Meta, YouTube and Yubo on the subject, and is currently co-editing a book with scholars at Stanford University on youth, social media and mental health.

She has been writing about youth and digital media at NetFamilyNews.org since 1999, has served as an adviser to social media platforms since 2009, co-chaired a national task force on child online safety during the Obama administration, and piloted a social media helpline for US schools in 2015-‘18. She currently serves on the board of the US’s National Association for Media Literacy Education and international advisories such as the Young & Resilient Research Center at Western Sydney University. Anne has contributed to numerous books, academic journals and publications, most recently the International Journal of Bullying Prevention and the Center for European Policy Analysis.

Milosevic, T., Collier, A. & Norman, J.O. Leveraging Dignity Theory to Understand Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Children’s Rights. Int Journal of Bullying Prevention (2022). (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42380-022-00120-2)


Collier, A. (2022). The Child Online Safety Ecosystem: A look at the history, education, content moderation and developments around the world in Raina, K. (ed.). Children’s Privacy and Safety (IAPP 2022, ISBN 978-1-948771-61-0). Portsmouth, N.H., U.S.A.: International Association of Privacy Professionals. (https://iapp.org/store/books/a191P000004nzbAQAQ/)


Finkelhor D., Walsh K., Jones L, Mitchell K., & Collier A. Youth Internet Safety Education: Aligning Programs with the Evidence Base. Trauma Violence Abuse. 2021 Dec;22(5):1233-1247. doi: 10.1177/1524838020916257. Epub 2020 Apr 3. PMID: 32242503. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32242503/)


Collier, A. (2019) Affinity online: how connection and shared interest fuel learning, Journal of Children and Media, 13:3, 363-366, DOI: 10.1080/17482798.2019.1628169. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17482798.2019.1628169?journalCode=rchm20)


Jones, L., Doces, M., Swearer, S., & Collier, A., Implementing Bullying Prevention Programs in Schools: A How-To Guide (April 16, 2012). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2013-1, Along with additional related articles, available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2197498 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2197498

In addition, a chapter in:
Bullying: Perspectives, Practices & Insights (Council of Europe Publishing, 2017) https://book.coe.int/en/human-rights-democratic-citizenship-and-interculturalism/7352-bullying-perspectives-practice-and-insights.html

2016 TEDx talk in Geneva at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uww2XHnijKw

Articles at the Center for European Policy Analysis:


…and prior to that:

Tami Bhaumik,

Vice President,
Civility and Partnerships Roblox, San Francisco, California

Tami Bhaumik is the Vice President of Civility and Partnerships at Roblox where she spearheads the platform's digital civility initiative and works to foster a global community of internet safety leaders to ensure good digital citizenship on Roblox. To establish a healthy and safe community, Tami is focused on providing kids, teens, parents, and caregivers with the skills needed to create positive online experiences, in partnership with the world’s leading safety and industry organizations.

At Roblox, she empowers platform users to self-govern and create a confident, resilient online community with the knowledge and tools to create positive experiences for themselves and others in the metaverse.
With over 25 years of consumer and tech experience, Tami has successfully fostered supportive communities in a multitude of industries by leading the growth of multiple Silicon Valley startups. Additionally, Tami is an acting Board Member for the Digital Wellness Lab affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Board Chair for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). She is committed to online safety solutions and supports work promoting a culture of responsibility online and encouraging a sense of digital citizenship for all. Tami graduated with a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Swati Bhise,

Producer and Director,
Cayenne Pepper Production, New York City, New York

Swati Bhise is a Bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer, educator, producer, director, writer and promoter of the arts. Ms. Bhisé runs the non-profit Sanskriti Centre which provides arts education in New York City. She trains young people in art appreciation and conducts lecture series at leading museums like the Smithsonian, Brooklyn Museum, and the American Museum of Natural History. She was recently honored with “The Jewel of India” for Indians with outstanding achievements in America by the American Indian community.

As a choreographer, educator, writer, producer, and director—she has performed extensively at prestigious venues like the UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY and represented the Indian Government since her debut performance at the Center for Indian Classical Dances in New Delhi. She is the director, writer, and producer of a period drama film, The Warrior Queen of Jhansi, based on the life of the iconic Indian Queen Rani Lakshmibai and the first Hollywood action film with a female Indian lead. Released in November 2019, the award-winning film has been screened in theatres across America, India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. She founded the Warrior Queen Project, a non-profit advocacy organization and movement, aimed at closing the gender gap and promoting the economic empowerment of women through a civic, activist and legislative agenda crafted and driven by women. Bhise served as Executive Producer and Indian cultural consultant on The Man Who Knew Infinity, an Ed Pressman Film & Cayenne Pepper Productions (the film production company for Bhise) starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and went on to screen at The White House to critical acclaim and to open festivals in Zurich, India, Dubai, and Singapore, among others.  In 2012, Bhise founded The Sadir Theater Festival in Goa of which she serves as Artistic Director. She brought the UNESCO heritage art form of Chinese KunQu opera, to India for the first time with performances at The National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, and Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. Bhise served as an ambassador of Indian culture in New York for 40 years, founding Sanskriti Centre, a non-profit organization that promoted Indian artists and introduced Indian classical arts to a generation of American youth. Her studies of music, dance and theatre, along with history, led her to combine different artistic mediums and traditions, such as North and South Indian music and western classical jazz. Her original Carnatic-jazz fusion compositions have been featured at the Newport Jazz Festival and at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has been an artist in residence at The Brearley School, Lincoln Centre Institute, and Symphony Space. Bhise has recently been the recipient of the 2023 Asian Arts Game Changer & Visionary Award by the Asia Society, sharing co-awardees from the past like His Highness Aga Khan, Yo-Yo Ma, Jack Ma of Alibaba and Malala Yousafzai. Her Warrior Queen toolkit is in the second semester at the University of Las Vegas as part of the curriculum which she has designed and put together teaching the students. In 2022 she also received the “Leadership Award” by Arts4All Foundation sharing the same award with Congress woman Caroline Maloney. She was felicitated by her Guru Padma Vibhushan and Ex Deputy Prime Minister Mr. L. K. Advani in 2017 and 2022.

Karuna Nain

Karuna Nain

Independent Consultant / Online Safety,
Expert (Former Director, Global Safety Policy, Meta; Co-founder, StopNCII.org)

Karuna Nain is an online safety expert with two decades of experience in the intersection of online safety, policy, government affairs, and communications. She consults with tech companies and non-profits on their strategy, policies, and technology to make the Internet safer. Karuna served as a Director, Global Safety Policy at Facebook

/ Meta for nearly a decade working on issues of child online safety and well-being, women’s safety, and suicide prevention. At Meta, she partnered with the UK charity, South West Grid for Learning to launch StopNCII.org to help victims of non-consensual intimate image abuse. Before Facebook, Karuna worked at the U.S. Embassy in India, Ernst & Young, India’s first 24×7 news channel, New Delhi Television, and German Broadcaster, Deutsche Welle. Karuna is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, and has completed her post-graduate studies at Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany; University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa and Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India with a German Academic Exchange (DAAD) scholarship.