The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme Team.
Click on the photos below to learn more about how each team member inputs into the programme and to learn a little more about them.
Danielle joined the Childnet team in May 2018 as Project Manager of the Digital Leaders Programme. Working previously in children’s mental health, social care and theatre production, she has extensive experience in managing digital projects such as eLearning, websites and database development. She has also coordinated large scale events, conferences, theatre productions and national training programmes. Danielle is also a certified Autism Specialist, proficient in Makaton and basic sign language. As a millennial who actually grew up without the internet, she is fascinated by the opportunities the online world has to offer and is committed to making the internet a safer and more accessible place for all.
Charlotte Mugarra D’Cruze
Charlotte Mugarra D’Cruze
School Relations Officer
Charlotte joined Childnet in September 2017 to support the Digital Leaders team. She assists schools who are signed up to the Digital Leaders Programme and helps manage the database of young people and teaching staff.
Charlotte is a practiced administrator with experience working at a sustainable coffee company, and both UEL and Kingston University running sustainability programmes. Charlotte enjoys collaborating with young people in both an educational and recreational setting having worked as a support assistant in two primary schools and as a weekend club assistant at Surrey Docks Farm. Charlotte holds a BSc in Environmental Management from the University of Birmingham.
Senior Programme Officer
Siobhán joined Childnet in April 2018 before leaving to work on an education project in Tanzania for three months towards the end of 2018. Siobhán returned in 2019 and moved to the position of Senior Programme Officer in 2020.
Siobhan graduated in Mathematics at Queen Mary, University of London and worked as an actuarial analyst in the city and then in international fashion sales before realising that she is most passionate about companies with a focus on positive impact for children and so was drawn to working in the charity sector. Growing up as a keen internet user, Siobhán is excited by the incredible opportunities that the internet provides with every technological development.
Administration and Community Apprentice
Fabian joined the Childnet team in June 2019. Fabian previously worked in a phone shop, has been a Young Scout Leader and has coached U13s football.
Fabian is a keen footballer and loves going to see his beloved Arsenal. He is also passionate about exploring new cultures and has volunteered at a cheetah sanctuary in South Africa and Namibia in the past. Fabian has grown up in the Internet Age and has seen first-hand what effects the online world can have on people, both positive and negative. This personal level of experience has encouraged him to put all his efforts into making the Internet not only an enjoyable environment for young people, but also a secure and constructive one.