GABRIELLA VAN RIJ [pronounced "Ray"] is the Kindness Expert, a keynote speaker, and the founder of the #daretobekind Movement. With a brave and compassionate voice, she speaks at businesses, universities, corporate training events, school assemblies, community centers, places of worship, and on network shows, inspiring audiences and organizations to tap into the power of kindness--the most underutilized skill in today's world.
In 2010, Gabriella wrote her first book With All My Might, her mesmerizing memoir of one of the first cross-cultural adoptions of the 1960s. In 2014, Gabriella published I Can Find My Might, part self-help and part practical resource for students, parents, and educators. Shortly after her second book was published, she directed and produced a documentary, Our Silence Is Complicity, released in the fall of 2014, to raise awareness on the devastating effects of bullying. Watch Your Delivery, Gabriella's third book, is based on one of her popular presentations of the same name, was published in 2016.
Her latest book, Kindness Is A Choice, is a down-to-earth guide on why Kindness is underutilized today, how the lack of it affects every sphere of our lives, and what we stand to gain by choosing Kindness at every opportunity.
She has been seen by millions on Dr. Phil, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX. She also writes for the NY Daily News.
Visit her at: https://www.gabriella.global/