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Author Michele Borba, Ed.D.

Michele Borba, Ed.D.

Michele Borba, Ed.D., is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and parenting, child, and bullying prevention expert. She appears frequently in national media, including on the Today show, Dr. Phil, Dateline, Anderson Cooper, Dr. Drew, and in TIME, Washington Post, Newsweek, People, The New York Times, and many others. A sought-after motivational speaker, she has presented workshops and keynote addresses throughout the world and has served as a consultant to hundreds of schools and organizations, including the Pentagon who hired Borba to work on 18 US Army bases to train educators and counselors on bullying prevention. She offers realistic, research-based advice culled from a career of working with over 1 million parents and educators worldwide.

Her proposal "Ending School Violence and Bullying" (SB1667) was signed into California law in 2002. She was awarded the National Child Safety Award of 2016 by the Child Safety Network. She lives in Palm Springs, California.

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  • Bullying Prevention


Cultivating Empathy: The Best Antidote to Bullying

Dr. Michele Borba’s empowering, informative presentation is brimming with real-life stories, the latest behavioral research, and simple tools to reduce bullying and inspire upstanders to speak up. Educators will leave the session ready to instill empathy in their classrooms, schools, organizations, and homes.

The 6Rs of Bullying Prevention

Effective strategies to reduce peer cruelty and build empathy gathered from hundreds of studies and thirty years of experience.

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