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Velislava Hillman

London School of Economics and Political Science

Velislava Hillman is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and a founder and partner of Education Data Digital Sovereignty (EDDS), a social enterprise that aims to empower and protect children’s data. Dr Hillman has researched at the intersection of learning, digital technologies, children and young people with focus on their personal perspectives, uses and experiences. During her fellowship in Berkman Klein Centre for Internet & Society at Harvard University between 2018 and 2019, Dr Hillman investigated the implications of data collection in K12 education on children’s basic rights and freedoms to self-expression.