Olivia Blanchard

Olivia Blanchard leads the Digital Future Society Think Tank’s research on the Future of Work with a current focus on digital platform labour from a gender perspective. Her work draws on over ten years’ experience in research and advocacy in the fields of humanitarian aid, global health, human rights and gender issues. Olivia has a First Class Honours degree in political sciences (University of Bristol, UK) and training in research methods (London School of Economics, UK). She has lived and worked in the UK, Argentina and Guatemala and now lives in Barcelona, Spain.



The recent emergence of digital labour platforms in the care sector marks an upward trend across Europe. Despite this, it is a sector largely ignored by the literature on the platform economy. A report published by Digital Future Society Think Tank, aims to be a first step towards addressing this gap

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