Melissa has spoken to schools, universities, professional organizations, corporations, women's organizations and parent groups about the issues of sexualization and gender stereotypes in childhood.
Through social media, blog posts, the book "Redefining Girly", and workshops and speeches around the nation Melissa Atkins Wardy has been educating thousands of parents about the need to preserve childhood through media literacy and creative play. Her work has been featured on CNN, TODAY Show, TODAY Moms, NPR, Forbes, BuzzFeed, Al Jazeera, FOX News, NY Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and the Ms Blog, to name a few.
Melissa would be happy to travel to your group's location to give a presentation educating on how our children are affected by sexualization and gender stereotypes, media literacy, the portrayal of women and girls in the media, body image and self-esteem, and what parents can do about all of it are what Melissa's work is internationally known for.
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