Laura Higgins

Director of Community Safety and Digital Civility, Roblox

With over 20 years of experience managing and promoting social care and support services as well as creating online safety and digital civility program, Laura Higgins has recently joined Roblox. as Director of Digital Civility.

Laura Higgins has relentlessly pursued her vision for safe and productive online experiences for kids throughout her career. Most recently she served as the Online Safety Operations Manager at the South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) over the past eight years, where she managed numerous services including the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH), a support service for the children’s workforce in the UK.

POSH provides advice about online and digital safety issues affecting children and is part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, a partnership of three leading organizations: SWGfL, Childnet International, and Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), with one mission — to promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people. She was previously a Committee Member for BBC Children in Need and is a Senior Visiting Fellow in Online Safeguarding at the University of Suffolk.

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