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Head of Research & Insights - Thorn

Melissa Stroebel

Melissa Stroebel is the Head of Research and Insights at Thorn, a non-profit organisation developing technology to defend children from sexual exploitation. Melissa has spent more than a decade combating the online sexual exploitation of children as a victim identification analyst, product manager, and researcher. In her current role, she serves as a subject matter expert and drives strategic research examining emerging threats and trends in online exploitation.

Melissa graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in history and George Washington University with a master’s degree in forensic science


'State of the Issue: A multi-source exploration of the latest threats kids are confronting online'

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