Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and child and bullying expert recognized for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children’s empathy and social-emotional intelligence and character, and reduce peer cruelty. Her proposal: “Ending School Violence and Bullying” (SB1667) was signed into California law in 2002. Dr. Borba is media contributor on child development appearing over 150 times on the TODAY show, as well as Dateline, Dr. Phil, The View, NBC Nightly News, Dr. Oz, MSNBC, and CNN. Her work has been featured in TIME, Washington Post, Newsweek, People, Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, and New York Times. She is the award-winning author of 24 books translated into 18 languages, including UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed In Our All-About Me World.
Policy Analyst, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education and Skills