Real People

We shine a light on young people, youth advocates and community members that embody our mission. We hope to leverage the reach of Born This Way to tell the stories of an empowered, creative and compassionate generation that is working hard to build a kinder and braver world.
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We plan to build on the strong research findings of the foundation to date and under the guidance of our Research Advisory Board, both lead and support, as well as highlight compelling research projects that focus on identifying key criteria that impact and enhance the wellness of young people.
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We believe that in order to accomplish our ambitious mission and build a kinder and braver world, we need to collaborate. We work with local and national organizations that focus on the wellness of young people and we’re excited to share just a couple of examples.
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Blog: It's About YOU!

The Importance of Social Support

We all need support from others. Our Born Brave Experiences research and other studies have found that social support helps...

Every City Can Be A City Of Kindness

This past Sunday, our co-founder Lady Gaga asked 300 mayors to join us in our mission to create a kinder, braver world....

A Note from Maya Enista Smith: Our New Executive Director

We are thrilled to announce that Maya Enista Smith, currently our Director of Impact and Operations, will now be the first...
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