Anne Collier

A journalist and youth advocate, Anne Collier is co-director of the nonprofit She blogs at and founded Net Family News, Inc., in 1999. Anne currently serves on the Aspen Institute Task Force for Learning & the Internet and in 2009-’10, she served as co-chair of the Obama administration’s Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which delivered its report to Congress in June 2010, and prior to that on the Harvard Berkman Center’s national Internet Safety Technical Task Force in 2008. With her co-director Larry Magid, she co-authored the first parents’ guide to teen social networking: MySpace Unraveled (Peachpit Press, 2006) and several guidebooks helping parents navigate parenting in a digital age. She has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the US and internationally, contributed chapters to two books on youth and digital media, appeared on PBS Frontline’s “Growing Up Online” (2008), been heard on public radio and nationally syndicated commercial radio in many states, and been quoted in the New York Times, Business Week, the Associated Press, and many other news outlets. Among other advisory roles, Anne currently serves on Facebook’s Safety Advisory Board and helped the Born This Way Foundation form its Youth Advisory Board. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees and lives with her family in San Jose, California.

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