Kim Sanchez

Online Trust and Safety Advocate

Kim Sanchez is an online trust and safety advocate with a passion for helping families understand the benefits of technology. With more than 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, she has focused on leading global strategic marketing, communications and public affairs projects. 

Most recently Sanchez was director of online safety and accessibility at Microsoft Corporation, where she led educational campaigns to help consumers and public officials understand their role in creating a safer, more trusted Internet. 

Sanchez is the former chairman of the board for the Family Online Safety Institute, and is a regular speaker at international online safety conferences. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Washington. 

Recently written by Kim


How Old Is Too Young to Go Online?

Wonder how many parents allow their children to use at least one online service or device? Check out the results from a recent Microsoft survey on what parents have to say about letting their kids use technology, and how you can start the online safety conversation with your family.


Social Circles to Social Outcasts: Mobile Manners & Madness

Mobile devices have just as much, if not more, personal information on them than computers. Check out the results of the Microsoft Safer Online Facebook poll to learn about mobile manners and safety tips for using your device.


Jeannette Wing: The Woman Asking All The Right Questions

Computer science and social issues have a lot more in common than you might think. In honor of Women's History Month, here’s a profile on Microsoft VP Jeannette Wing who happens to know these similarities firsthand.


Challenge the Teens in Your Life to Create a Safer Digital World

Now through April 12th, Microsoft is challenging teens to teach others how they manage their digital lifestyle by creating a song, video, skit or other original work. Did we mention, there are prizes?