Aija Mayrock is a writer, actress, author and activist that is speaking out about Bullying through her own experiences as a teenager. Mayrock is the author of “The Survival Guide to Bullying” which she wrote at the age of 16. She travels the country speaking and performing spoken word rap that not only shares her bullying experience, but inspires and equips audiences with the tools to take a stand for injustice and discrimination everywhere. She has spoken to over 3 million people in the U.S. including at venues such as Madison Square Garden and the Key Arena and been featured on Good Morning America, The View, Fox News, AOL Build, Huffington Post, Seventeen Magazine, Teen Vogue, and many others. In this episode, Aija shares her incredible survival story and how writing helped her overcome pain as she helped others. Later, Desi joins Elli and Hayes as they discuss the impact of bullying on teens and how culture can help prevent bullying.
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