Building Teen Esteem to Fight Bullying

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: Do you know a teen that is bullied or maybe is a bully? Learn how you can do something about it.
Air Date: 8/28/13
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Emily-Anne Rigal
Emily-Anne Rigal is a leading voice in the crusade against bullying. Currently a 19-year-old student at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, Rigal serves as the Director of WeStopHate.org, a non-profit program that she founded in 2010 at age 16. WeStopHate raises self-esteem in 100,000+ teens across the world as a way to combat bullying and has been featured in media outlets such as the New York TimesForbes, Seventeen Magazine, CNN and MTV. In 2012, Newsweek ranked Rigal on their list of the 150 Most Fearless Women in the World.
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/WeStopHate
  • Guest Twitter Account: @EmilyAnne_Rigal, @WeStopHate
Building Teen Esteem to Fight Bullying
Do you know a child or teen that is bullied? Or, perhaps, you or someone you know IS a bully?

It's a growing problem, to be sure. From cyberbullying to actual in-person taunts and abuse, this phenomenon is on the rise in not only schools, but the work place and social circles as well.

Now there is something you can do.

Emily-Anne Rigal, teen founder of WeStopHate.org - the national anti-bullying nonprofit endorsed by Lady Gaga - joins Andrea and Lisa to help you build your teen's self esteem through social media and put an end to bullying once and for all.