Sanne Ronda is a PhD candidate at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in European Studies from Zuyd Hogeschool. She completed her Master’s degree at Maastricht University and the United Nations University – MERIT in Public Policy and Human Development, with a specialisation in social protection policy. Sanne’s current research is connected to the Juveniles, Equality and Digitalization (JEDi) project, which studies the impact of digital media use on equality of opportunities and development at cognitive, social and identity level. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Carla Haelermans and Dr. Barbara Belfi, she is focusing specifically on the digital media use of adolescents in their early years of high school and the effect on their identity development.