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Ross Ellis is the founder and CEO of STOMP Out Bullying. She is nationally recognized as an expert for her work in bullying and cyberbullying prevention, violence against children, as well as being an expert in online safety. Ross gives life-changing tips on how redheads can defend themselves against bullies on Episode 6, Season 2 of the How to be a Redhead podcast.

Listen to Season 2, Episode 6 of the How to be a Redhead podcast below

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She has over 20 years of experience in the non-profit and corporate sector and has been a child advocate for more than two decades. She educates on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, and other digital abuse. In 2005, Ross founded STOMP Out Bullying, the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention nonprofit for kids and teens in the U.S. STOMP Out Bullying has since become the most influential anti-bullying organization in the country. Under Ms. Ellis’ leadership, STOMP Out Bullying has helped over 5 million youths in resolving bullying situations. She established a 24/7 HelpChat Line for youths who have been bullied, cyberbullied and at-risk for suicide. To date, the organization has helped over 100,000 students and has saved over 2,000 lives. Through various network resources, STOMP Out Bullying has saved over 6,000 lives. These numbers increase daily.

Redheads can face extreme bullying and we hope this talk is the start of STOMPing out all bullying — including redhead bullying — forever.

READ: 10 Comebacks If You’re Bullied About Your Red Hair 

Here are some of the questions Ross was asked in the interview:

1. You created STOMP Out Bullying in 2005 when you saw a critical need to address the issue of bullying and cyberbullying. What caused this?

2. STOMP Out Bullying™ focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse, educating against racism and hatred, and deterring violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. How is STOMP Out Bullying working to reduce and prevent bullying?

3. What are some effective solutions to someone experiencing bullying in school? What can a redhead do who is experiencing bullying because of his/her red hair?

4. What can parents do if they learn their children are experiencing bullying at school? Are there any signs your child could be a victim?

5. How can parents or guardians keep their children safe in a digital world?

6. How can redheads get involved with STOMP?

Her answers will impact your life! 

Listen to Season 2, Episode 6 of the How to be a Redhead podcast below

(or search for us wherever you listen to podcasts) 

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