Brooke Istook

Brooke Istook’s passion is creating a safer internet for children. She is Vice President of Youth and Communities at Thorn, a tech non-profit and global leader in fighting online child sexual abuse. Since 2021, the organization has been creating technological barriers and initiatives to ensure the safety of children online and deter sexual predators on the Internet. 

Brooke has done in person and virtual talks for audiences up to 500 people, providing compelling and insightful talks on kids, the digital landscape and online safety. After leading research on kids and tech for the last 3 years, she is an expert panelist, providing expertise at the intersection of technology and child safety.

SPEAKING TOPICS INCLUDE: 

Trends and strategies to fight on online sexual abuse

If we can find victims faster, deter potential offenders, and make platforms as safe as possible, we’re squeezing the access points and hopefully making a difference. We can strategize, we can try to make plans, but at the end of the day, real change is through relationships, through consistency, through those everyday moments.
- Brooke Istook
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