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Summit Speakers on Day 2

Once again we welcome experts from around the world to participate in the INHOPE Summit. Our first hybrid conference will run over two days. The first day focuses on the importance of proactive and impactful communication while day two is aimed at driving engagement and building openness to support new initiatives.

Get to know the organisations and speakers from Day 2 which will be in-person only.

Speaker Biographies

Eliza McCoy, AHLA
For more than 15 years, Eliza has worked as a non-profit leader with expertise in law enforcement, child protection and program-centered fundraising. Prior to joining the AHLA Foundation, she served as an Executive Director at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children where she led the transformation of NCMEC’s outreach, training, and prevention efforts through the pandemic.

Jarod Koopman, IRS-Criminal Investigation
Jarod Koopman is currently the Acting Executive Director over the newly formed Cyber and Forensic Services section and continues to oversee all aspects of Cyber Crime for IRS-CI. In the past six years as the Director, CI has continued to expand their capabilities and solidified its role as the prominent force in cryptocurrency tracing and dark web activities.

Maria Tamellini, Gamersafer
Maria Tamellini is an award-winning entrepreneur and the co-founder of GamerSafer, a safety tech company working with multiplayer games, esports platforms and online communities to deliver safer, fair and welcoming online experiences for players. Maria collaborates on research and other projects with organizations like the Anti-Defamation League, Take This, Stanford Reach Lab, We Protect Global Alliance and Fair Play Alliance. Before GamerSafer, Maria led a social impact business to support UN sustainable goals advancement and worked as a consultant in the tech for good space.

Almudena Lara, Google
Almudena is Google's global lead on child safety policy. She joined Google from the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the UK’s largest child protection charity. There, as head of Policy and Public Affairs, she led the work to influence the debate on online safety and wider child protection issues such as the prevention of Child Sexual abuse and access to mental health and criminal justice for victims of abuse.

Liz Hegarty, Discord
Liz Hegarty is the Teen Safety Policy Manager at Discord. Her role is dedicated to ensuring Discord’s products and policies are created with the safety and well-being of Discord’s youngest users in mind. Prior to joining Discord, Liz was Legislative Director at Common Sense Media, a leading U.S. nonprofit organization focused on helping parents and kids thrive in a world of
media and technology. While at Common Sense Media, Liz helped advance public policy efforts related to children’s online safety and privacy. She previously worked on political campaigns at the national, state, and local level.

Sean Litton, Tech Coalition
Sean Litton brings more than 20 years of leadership in child protection to his role as Executive Director of the Tech Coalition, an alliance of tech companies that are working together to fight child sexual exploitation and abuse online. Prior to the Coalition, Sean served as Global President of International Justice Mission where he led the organization’s strategic growth and participated in investigations that brought freedom to more than 200 children and women who were trafficked. Sean’s voice and expertise is prominent on the issues of child protection and digital safety, and he is a featured speaker at conferences and events globally.

John Tanagho, IJM's Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children
John is the Executive Director of IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children. John is routinely quoted by international media, including The Guardian, Washington Post, USA Today, NBC, NPR, and Reuters, and recently published a blog “Lessons From Lockdown: Protecting Children From Livestreamed Sexual Exploitation In A Post-Pandemic World,” published in the Journal of Modern Slavery. John presents at international conferences and webinars, including the UN Commission on Social Development (2021), UN High-Level Political Forum (2020), UN ITU (2020), UN Internet Governance Forum hosted by Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (2020), and WeProtect Global Alliance Annual Summit (2019).

Jacqueline Beauchere, Snap
Jacqueline Beauchere is the Global Head of Platform Safety at Snap Inc.  She represents the technology industry within the WeProtect Global Alliance; represents Snap on both the Technology Coalition Board of Directors and INHOPE's Advisory Board; and is a member of Power of Zero's Steering Committee.  Prior to Snap, she spent nearly 22 years at Microsoft, serving as that company's and industry's first Chief Online Safety Officer. 

In 2021, Beauchere was named a Member of the British Empire for her work in combating illegal and harmful content online, including child sexual abuse imagery.  

Samantha Woolfe, INHOPE
Samantha is the Partnerships and Expansion Lead at INHOPE. Expanding the network of hotlines hand-in-hand with INHOPE’s partners in industry, law enforcement, other civil society organisations and global institutions, in 2020 she has sometimes been at meetings in four continents in one week. At INHOPE for eight years and fighting for the online safety and protection of children for 15, she has worked at Insafe, EUN, ICMEC, advised various Ministries of Justice and FOSI, promoting digital citizenship and the protection of children from potentially harmful material online, prior to which she was a lobbyist for Political Intelligence's London office.

Will you Talk About It?

We all have a role to play, do you know yours? Learn more about the INHOPE Summit on September 20 and 21 to talk about the importance of education, communication, and the online safety of our digital citizens, especially children, across all industries. Interested in learning more about the Speakers from Day 1? Click here to see who will be speaking at hybrid day (online and in-person).

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Summit Speakers on Day 2

Get to know the speakers from Day 2 which will be in-person only.