Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Noelle Martin

UWA Tech & Policy Lab

Researcher, activist, and lawyer


Noelle Martin is an award-winning activist, lawyer, and researcher in the UWA Tech & Policy Lab, co-supported by the UCLA Center on Race & Digital Justice. She researches the use and abuse of technologies of human replication, from deepfakes to generative AI to immersive AR/VR tech, drawing on her experience as a survivor of technology-facilitated abuse. Noelle received her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from Macquarie University and her Master of Laws from the University of Western Australia. Prior to joining the Lab, she worked in the WA Department of Justice and Supreme Court of Western Australia. Noelle was Young Western Australian of the Year in 2019, listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list in 2019, and made Marie Claire's Power List of Inspirational Women in 2023.

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Impact Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

Digital violence: Battling backlash to women’s rights online

SUKKI I See HerAward-winning screenwriter/director, producer and activist on women's rights and inclusivityNoelle MartinUWA Tech & Policy LabResearcher, activist, and lawyer
Women’s rights must be protected online as well as offline. However, according to Plan International, over 50% of girls around the world have been harassed online and this is worse where they are politically outspoken, disabled, Black or identify as LGBTIQ+. What is the role of internet ‘hashtivism’ in educating for change and feminist dialogue? How can women be better equipped to combat this violence?