Belinha S. De Abreu, Ph.D.

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Belinha S. De Abreu, PhD. is a global media literacy educator and 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, young adults, and teacher training. Dr. De Abreu is the founder of the International Media Literacy Research Symposium which has been held in the USA and Portugal and the World Media Literacy Forum. She serves as the President of the International Council for Media Literacy (IC4ML) formerly known as National Telemedia Council (NTC). IC4ML also produces The Journal of Media Literacy. Her other publications include Mobile Learning through Digital Media Literacy. She is also the recipient of the 2021 National Association for Media Literacy Education Research Award. For more information, visit

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