Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together

Tue, 1 Nov - 13:15 to 14:45

Session 7 - Workshop 7.2: Web Education and Digital Literacy

Vivek Venkatesh

Director, Social Media Education Every Day (SOMEONE) initiative (Canada)

Vivek Venkatesh is Associate Professor in the Department of Education at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada. He is the director of the SOMEONE - Social Media Education Every Day – initiative (, and the creator of the Grimposium festival and conference series ( Vivek is a filmmaker, and an interdisciplinary, applied learning scientist who investigates the psychological, cultural and cognitive factors impacting the design, development and inclusive adoption of digital media in educational and social contexts.