Advisor on data ethics and the social implications of technologies. Co founder of the ThinkDoTank DataEthics and author of the book Data Ethics – The New Competitive Advantage. Her experience in European Internet policy and digital rights includes the role as an independent expert for the European Commission’s Horizon2020 and the European Research Council ERC and 10 years in the pan-EU network Insafe. She started the ’privacy as innovation’ – series of debates and network at the UN Internet Governance Forum. She is behind several studies, articles and reports on digital challenges and consumer awareness. TechCrunch, Dailydotand OpenDemocracy contributor. Also a member of the personal data committee of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems and Vice Chair of the P7006 – IEEE Standard for Personal Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) Agent.
Gry is an independent advisor for organisations on data ethics. She is one of the founders of the thinktank DataEthics and has for years worked to influence policy making and business development with a perspective on data ethics. She created the ‘Privacy as Innovation’– series of sessions, background papers and network at the UN Internet Governance Forum that brought together civil society, governmental and industry stakeholders. She is author of the book Data Ethics – the new competitive advantage by Gry Hasselbalch and Pernille Tranberg.
YOUTH AND THE INTERNET
Gry has been a driving force in the field of youth online rights, technology and privacy working for 10 years in the Danish Media Council where she among others established the national EU Safer Internet Centre. As a key component in the pan European network of the national centres in 30 EU countries Insafe, she acted in policy settings as national and European representative, but also worked on the ground teaching youth, parents and educators basic technology awareness.
She regularly speaks at conferences and events in intergovernmental settings and has throughout the years contributed to a number of influential reports, expert groups and major surveys related to youth, technology, privacy and consumer education in Europe. She has authored and co-authored several articles on privacy discourses in business and public policymaking. Gry is an independent expert evaluator for the European Commission Horizon2020 programme. She is in ISOCs expert group on ethical data handling and is a member of the personal data and privacy committee in the IEEE Standards Association’s Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems and Vice Chair of P7006 – IEEE Standard for Personal Data Artificial Intelligence (AI) Agent.
Gry has an M.A. in Media and Communications Studies from Goldsmith’s University, London, a candidate degree in philology with specialization in Media Theory from University of Copenhagen. She also did an exam in International Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen in 2010 where she received the highest grade for her paper on privacy and jurisdiction in the network society.
Gry is based in Rome, Italy and Copenhagen, Denmark
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