Elizabeth Anderson | Interim Chief Executive Officer
Digital Poverty Alliance

Elizabeth Anderson, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Digital Poverty Alliance

Elizabeth is the Interim CEO of the Digital Poverty Alliance, which aims to end digital poverty in the UK once and for all by 2030.  

An award-winning leader within charities, Elizabeth has over 15 years experience working within the not for 
profit sector, including in charities focusing on education and raising aspirations.  

Her work at the DPA focusses around leading the programmatic activity of the Alliance, alongside managing operations for its parent charity, the Learning Foundation.  The DPA brings together government, industry and charities in the UK, and provides both advocacy for long term solutions, alongside practical delivery to support those in need to get online - with 14m in the UK rarely engaging with the digital world.

Elizabeth is based in south east England, and also holds Trusteeships in charities supporting both UK and international causes.


EDUtech Europe 2023 Conference Day 2 @ 11:00

Panel - Bridging the gap: strategies for overcoming the digital divide

  • Developing digitally fluent teachers 

  • The importance of offline edtech solutions for students 

  • Improving digital literacy in students and teachers 

EDUtech Europe 2023 Conference Day 2 @ 12:05

Panel - Social digital divide: ensuring no one is left behind in the hybrid world

  • How leaders play a part in ensuring access to quality education and IT infrastructure
  • Achieving digital equity and connectivity for students
  • Building a culture of digital inclusion to ensure effective learning

EDUtech Europe 2023 Conference Day 2 @ 14:00

Panel - Embedding sustainability in digital education

  • What role can the education sector play in turbocharging a more sustainable society? 

  • Ensuring teaching and learning reflect governments and society’s green priorities  

  • Including sustainability as one of the pillars of an effective digital strategy - including in procurement 

last published: 22/Sep/23 02:45 GMT

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