CEO at HateAid
After studying law and completing her legal clerkship Josephine Ballon was admitted as a lawyer in 2018 working in the field of consumer rights and legal tech. In November 2019 she joined HateAid as Head of Legal. Since September 2023, she leads the organisation together with Anna-Lena von Hodenberg as CEO.
Josephine Ballon is advocating to improve the legal framework and access to justice for those affected from online violence, who are left largely unprotected against violations of their rights. She was invited as an expert several times, e.g., to the Legal Affairs Committee and the Committee of Digital Agenda of the German Federal Parliament and European Parliament to testify about law enforcement of online hate crimes,gender-based online violence and platform regulation.