Belinha S. De Abreu, PhD. is the President of the International Council for Media Literacy (IC4ML) formerly known as the National Telemedia Council, and is the founder of the International Media Literacy Research Symposium (IMLRS). She is the recipient of the 2021 National Media Literacy Education’s Media Literacy Research Award.
Dr. De Abreu served as an International Expert to the Forum on Media & Information Literacy for UNESCO’s Communication & Information Section. Her research interests include media and information literacy education, educational technology, global perspectives, critical thinking, privacy & big data, civic discourse, young adults, and teacher training.