Writer, poet and activist who rocketed to fame as a teen after she published The Survival Guide To Bullying, a comprehensive self-help book geared towards navigating everything from school yard bullying to cyber bullying.
She won the screenplay competition at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2010. Prior to the release of her book, she joined the social media world in September 2014 with the tweet "HELLO Twitter #myfirstTweet."
In October 2015, she made a guest appearance on the popular talk show The View. She has performed her poetry at venus across the world like Madison Square Garden, the United Nations General Assembly and SXSW.
She was born in New York and raised in Santa Barbara, California. She has a younger brother named Max.
She and fellow anti-bullying advocate Meghan Rienks are close friends.