July 20, 2007

Donna Rice Hughes, President and CEO, Enough Is Enough®

EIE Board of Directors

Donna Rice Hughes, President and CEO


CEO and President, Enough Is Enough® (EIE), a national non-partisan, secular, non-profit organization whose mission is to make the Internet safer for children and families; Internet safety expert, advocate and author. Enough Is Enough® celebrated its twenty year anniversary in 2012.


Executive Producer, Host, and Instructor, EIE's Internet Safety 101® DVD series (winner of 3 Telly Awards), creator/author EIE's Internet Safety 101® Multimedia Program (DVD series/250 page Workbook & Resource Guide and Rules 'N Tools booklet) in partnership with U.S. Department of Justice; Producer, PBS/EIE Internet Safety 101® Television Series (2012); Winner of 2012 Emmy Award, Donna also received an Emmy nomination in the Program Host/Moderator category; Author, Kids Online, Protecting Your Children In Cyberspace (1998); Creator, enough.org, internetsafety101.org,protectkids.com; co-writer, Touched By an Angel TV Series, May 2000 Season Finale and winner of Neilson ratings in its time slot during May sweeps. Author of numerous articles in major news publications including USA Today, LA Times, Washington Times and Miami Herald.

Special Mention

Given over 4,000 media interviews as Internet Safety expert- The Today Show, FOX News Shows, CNN, Headline News, The O'Reilly Factor, Oprah, 20/20, Dateline, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, People Magazine, McCalls, Time, Newsweek, Today's Christian Woman, World Magazine, and Parenting Magazine. Enough Is Enough® Board of Directors (2002-Present) (Board Chairman 2003-2010), Google Internet Safety Advisory Council (2010-present), MySpace Advisory Board (2006-2009), Internet Safety Technical Task Force formed with MySpace and the U.S. Attorneys General (2008), Virginia Attorney General's Youth Internet Safety Task Force (2006); National House of Hope Board of Directors (1998-99);Child Online Protection Act Commissioner (1998), Testified numerous times before various committees of the United States House of Representatives and Senate. National speaker to family, education, industry, and faith based groups. Winner of numerous awards including most recently The 2013 Women in Technology Leadership Award for "Social Impact" and the 2012 Virginia First Lady's FLITE Award.


B.S. Biology (Pre-med), minor focus in Business Administration,
Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board, University of South Carolina (USC), 1980.
USC Varsity cheerleader captain 1978-80.


Mother of two stepchildren and three grandchildren; married to Jack; they live in Northern Virginia.

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