CEO & President, Enough Is Enough®

Internet Safety Expert, advocate, Speaker, Media Commentator and Author

The Host and Producer of Emmy Award Winning
Internet Safety 101

About Donna Rice Hughes

Donna Rice Hughes, President and CEO of Enough Is Enough®®(EIE) is an internationally known Internet safety expert, author, speaker and film producer. Since 1994, she has been a pioneering leader on the frontlines of U.S. efforts to make the Internet safer for children and families by implementing a three-pronged strategy of the public, the technology industry and legal community sharing the responsibility to protect children online. This strategy has been adopted by industry and governments worldwide.

Under her leadership, EIE created the Internet Safety 101 Program with U.S. Department Of Justice. She is the Executive Producer, and host of the Internet Safety 101 DVD series which was reformatted into the Internet Safety 101 Television Series for PBS and earned an Emmy Award and an Emmy nomination for Donna as the Program’s host.

She developed and spearheaded the "National Safe Wi-Fi" Campaign" calling on Corporate America to filter porn and child pornography on public Wi-Fi. As a result, both McDonald’s and Starbucks are now filtering WiFi all of their company owned stores in America.

 Hughes also spearheaded EIE’s bi-partisan  Children’s Internet Safety Presidential Pledge (2016) which was signed by then Candidate Trump, and supported by Hillary Clinton; The Governor’s Pledge led by S.C. Governor McMaster and the State Attorneys General Pledge co-led by AG Wilson (SC) and AG Racine (DC)  are being rolled out nationally in 2020.

She has given thousands of media interviews on the topic, testified numerous times before Congress, and most recently won 2013 Women In Technology Award for Social Impact and the 2014 Professional Women in Advocacy Excellence In Advocacy Award for “Veteran Practitioner”. She also received a Senate appointment to serve on the Child Online Protection Act Commission.

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Congressional Testimonies

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
Washington, D.C. October 15, 2003
Provided testimony on the prosecution of illegal pornography

Congressional Hearing
The Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Washington, DC, November 1, 2001
"The Dot Kids Domain Name Act of 2001" (page 26);view=1up;seq=2

Senate Hearing
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families
Washington, DC, March 28, 2000
Speech: "Keeping Children Safe from Internet Predators"

About Enough Is Enough®

Enough Is Enough®'s (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Learn more about EIE's major programs here.

About the Internet Safety 101 Multi-Media Program

The Emmy and Telly award winnng Internet Safety 101 multimedia program was created to prevent Internet-initiated crimes against children through educating, equipping and empowering parents, educators and caring adults with the knowledge and resources needed to protect children from online p*rnography, sexual predators and cyberbullies , as well as cyber security risks and dangers related to social networking, online gaming and mobile devices. The proven evidence-based curriculum motivates and equips adults to implement both safety rules (non-technical measures) and software tools (technical measures) on youth's Internet enabled devices.

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