Charlotte Dawson has been teaching in UK and UAE primary schools for 10 years. Due to concerns highlighted in her thesis research regarding children’s lack of nature connectedness, she is establishing a network of environmental educators in the UAE. In 2020, she graduated with the MBA in Educational Leadership at Tampere University of Applied Sciences. Charlotte is also a member of the CARDE research group because of her concerns regarding the datafication of children. Her paper, co-authored with David Keating, “Looking in the Post-Covid Crystal Ball: Utopian and dystopian possibilities for Dubai private schools offering synchronous blended learning,” recently won the Outstanding Paper Award at the TCC Online conference in Hawaii.