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EXPERT: Ross Ellis, National Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention and Parenting Expert

Ross-Ellis.jpgRoss Ellis is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of STOMP Out Bullying. She is nationally recognized as an expert for her work in bullying and cyberbullying prevention, violence against children, online safety, as well as being an expert in parenting.

Ross 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, educating against homophobia, racism and hatred, and deterring violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. Additionally she educates parents about the safety of their children.

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 number increase daily.

As a noted speaker and expert on teens and social media use, Ross Ellis provides training to schools, youth organizations, parents, and kids on the best practices of identification, prevention, response and safety.

In addition to speaking to students, Ross speaks to corporate employees on bullying and cyberbullying prevention and how to keep their children safe, and has been a regular guest panelist for Moody’s Corporation New York City and Moody’s Corporation London, as well as other companies.

She is frequently asked to provide expert commentary by news organizations. Her work and STOMP Out Bullying’s has been featured on numerous TV shows including GMA, EXTRA, The Today Show, Dr. Oz, Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. Ross Ellis has appeared on ABC Nightline, Inside Edition, MSNBC, CNN Headline News, Fox News, LXTV, HLN News, WABC-TV Eyewitness News, Fox 5 NY, Good Day New York, WPIX News, Huffington Post Live, The Early Show, The Montel Williams Show, CBS Radio, Z100, 106.7 Lite FM, Q104.3, Sirius Radio With Larry Flick and many other TV and radio shows. She has been featured in Ladies Home Journal, Seventeen Magazine, Redbook, Better Homes & Garden and countless other magazines. Ross is a contributor to the Huffington Post, and was the National Parenting Issues Examiner for for seven years. She was featured on SyFy’s “The Internet Ruined My Life” aftershow.

Some highlighted speaking engagements include: Speaker – Black Congressional Caucus; Speaker – Children Uniting Nations “Bullying in America” to Members of Congress; Speaker – “Delete Digital Drama” at The White House Bullying Summit; Featured Guest Speaker – U.S. Embassy (Korea) “Bullying and Cyberbullying What Works in the U.S”; Featured Guest Speaker – National Women’s Educational Conference, “Bullying & Cyberbullying Prevention”. Ross was the featured guest on a special WABC-TV Eyewitness News Show: Battling The Bullies.


Recently Ross was named a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Greater New York and was selected as one of “100 Making A Difference” along with notable celebrities and change makers in a book by celebrity fashion photographer Jon Russo. She was also Awarded 2017 Achievers Award With Melissa Joan Hart, Susan Lucci & Other Amazing Achievers at the LI Center For Business & Professional Women. In 2015, Ross and STOMP Out Bullying received the award for Outstanding Organizationat National Philanthropy Day. In 2013, she received the Longines Town & Country “Women Who Make A Difference For Children” Award and in 2010, was included as an Architect of Change on the Program Cover of the Architects of Change Conference by former First Lady of California Maria Shriver. In March, 2009 Ross Ellis was named an Inspirational Luminary by Inspire Me Today, and in both 2001 and 2003, was selected as one of New York Women In Communications Women Who are Changing the World. She is named in Marquis Who's Who of American Women.  

Articles by Ross Ellis:

HUFFINGTON POST - Sexual Abuse and Harassment: Where Is Our Moral Compass?

HUFFINGTON POST- Tell Someone To 'Kill Themselves' And You Could End Up In Jail

HUFFINGTON POST - Are Memes And Posts Worth Not Attending College?

HUFFINGTON POST - More Growing Concern Over '13 Reasons Why' And Your Children's Well-Being

HUFFINGTON POST - Why '13 Reasons Why' Shouldn't Be Your Teens' Binge

HUFFINGTON POST - Dear Evan Hansen, Theatre vs. Real Life

HUFFINGTON POST - How To Keep Children From Modeling Aggressive Adult Behavior

HUFFINGTON POST - Keeping Teens Safe in a Digital World

HUFFINGTON POST - Does the Internet Ruin Your Life Or Do People?

HUFFINGTON POST - National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Honoring Our Most Innocent Victims

HUFFINGTON POST - Transgender Youth: Education, Awareness and Tolerance is Critical

HUFFINGTON POST - "Public Shaming: We've Gone Way Too Far" by Ross Ellis, National Bullying/Cyberbullying Expert and Founder and CEO, STOMP Out Bullying

HUFFINGTON POST - STOMP Out Bullying CEO Ross Ellis Writes About "Mass Murders In Schools And Bullying: What We Can Do To Stop The Carnage"

EVERYDAY HEALTH MATTERS - Simple Kids' Play vs. Genuine Bullying: Here's How To Tell By Guest Contributor Ross Ellis, Founder and CEO, STOMP Out Bullying

Ross Ellis wrote more than 200 articles for as the National Parenting Expert and National Cyberbullying Expert before the site closed in 2015.  

TV Appearances Featuring Ross Ellis:

Dr. Oz - When Mean Girls Turn Deadly

BUILD Brunch - Ross Ellis, Founder and CEO Joins The Table

ACROSS AMERICA PATCH - The Menace Of Bullies: Patch's Experts Answer Your Questions

AOL BUILD - Ross Ellis, Founder and CEO, Discusses STOMP Out Bullying

WPIX 11 - Changemakers With Tamsen Fadal: Ross Ellis, Founder And CEO of STOMP Out Bullying Encourages Kids To Stand Up To Bullying And Hatred.

PEOPLE NOW ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK (PEOPLE MAGAZINE) -CELEBRITIES UNITE AGAINST BULLYING With Melissa Joan Hart, STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO Ross Ellis, Dr. Jeff Gardere And Other Celebrities To Talk About How To End Bullying

CBS Local: Otis Livingston Interviews ross Ellis, National Bullying Prevention Expert And Founder And CEO, STOMP Out Bullying At NY Jets Fist Anti-Bullying Symposium

WPIX 11 NEWS - Ross Ellis, founder and CEO, STOMP Out Bullying, Speaks About Empowering Victims, In Wake Of Tragic Teen Suicide

MSNBC - STOMP Out Bullying CEO Ross Ellis Speaks About Marvel Comic Book Heroes Joining The Fight Against Bullying

Can Some Anti-Bullying Measures Go Too Far? Ross Ellis, CEO Of STOMP Out Bullying and City Councilman Mike Gipson Join Craig Melvin To Discuss Southern California’s Anti-Bullying Ordinance Proposition

WPIX - Ross Ellis CEO of STOMP Out Bullying And Advisory Board Member Dr. Jeff Gardere - Episode Two - "Secret Second Lives: The Dark Side Of Teens Online"

WPIX - Ross Ellis CEO of STOMP Out Bullying And Advisory Board Member Dr. Jeff Gardere - Episode One - "Secret Second Lives: The Dark Side Of Teens Online"

FOX NEWS - STOMP Out Bullying CEO Ross Ellis Comments On California City Moving To Criminalize Bullying With Controversial Ordinance

GOOD DAY NEW YORK - STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO Ross Ellis Talk To Rosanna Scotto And Greg Kelly About World Day Of Bullying Prevention

FOX NEWS - STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO, Ross Ellis Speaks Out On Greenwich Student's Suicide

GOOD DAY NEW YORK on Bullying Death Investigation

WABC, NY Battling The Bullies: Special Eyewitness New Show, Featuring Ross Ellis, As Guest Expert And Live Web Chat Expert

CBS, NY - Ross Ellis Talks About Analyzing The Disturbing World Of ‘Sextortion’: It's Happening A Lot More, With Teens Often As Victims

KABC-TV, Los Angeles on When 'Sexting' Leads To 'Sextortion'

FOX 16 News ARKANSAS on “Self destructing text messages”

ABC TV Nightline: How An Anonymous Online Mob Targeted An 11-Year-Old Florida Girl

TODAY'S TMJ4 MILWAUKEE “4 On Your Side: Text And Destroy

Fox News about Massachusetts school who made the Bullying list

CBS Early Show on Cyberbullying

LXTV New York With Host Jane Hanson on Bullying

FOX 5 Street Talk 2009 - 2016 (Regular Guest: Bullying and Cyberbullying)  

Radio Interviews Featuring Ross Ellis:

Sirius Radio With Larry Flick Talks To Bullying Expert Ross Ellis

1043myfm iHeart Talks With Ross Ellis, National Bullying Expert

Z100 GET CONNECTED with Carolina Bermudez: CEO Ross Ellis Talks About The Upcoming National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month And Offers Tips On How To Help Children

CBS Radio/WBMX Mix 98-5 With Radio Show Host Mike Mullaney on the suicide of a Boston teen after being Bullied and Cyberbullied

KTU 103.5 RADIO With Cindy Vero on Violence Against Children

GET CONNECTED, 106.7 Lite FM With Christine Nagy on Bullying and Cyberbullying, (Regular Guest: Bullying and Cyberbullying)


VOICE OF AMERICA RADIO Featured On Annie Armen Live on Bullying

ESPN 106 METROLINE With Host Dan Gracia on Bullying 

Magazine And Newspaper Interviews Featuring Ross Ellis:

Ross Ellis, STOMP Out Bullying Founder and CEO Speaks To VICE Impact on Cyberbullyng

WIRED MAGAZINE Talks To Ross Ellis, Bullying Expert About Clinton’s Proposed Anti-Bullying Laws

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - Collier's LGBTQ Students Find Network Of Support

HARTFORD COURANT - Bullying In The Age Of Tech-Savvy Children

WORKING MOTHER - Bullying In School: What to Talk About And What to Do

GREENWICH TIMES - Rutgers: We Need To Build From Our Strengths After Hearing STOMP Out Bullying CEO and Founder Ross Ellis

GREENWICHTIMES.COM - Greenwich Selectman Hear About Bullying Solutions From STOMP Out Bullying Founder And Chief Executive Officer Ross Ellis

GREENWICH PATCH - STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO, Ross Ellis And Teen Ambassador Alex Levy Offer Advice Town Selectman On How To Tackle Bullying

GREENWICH POST - Selectman Marzullo Vows To Tackle Bullying And Brings In Ross Ellis, Bullying Expert To Speak

GREENWICH TIMES - Anti-Bullying Expert Ross Ells, Founder And CEO Of STOMP Out Bullying Invited To Speak

SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE: What to Do If You're Being Cyberbullied

Ladies Home Journal: “The Bully Proof Kid”

SCOPE MAGAZINE (Scholastic) on Bullying  

Blogs Featuring Ross Ellis

AMY POEHLER'S SMART GIRLS - Help Prevent Bullying With Ross Ellis, Founder Of STOMP Out Bullying

Education World - Bullying Prevention: Ross Ellis on Best Practices

HARD TALK: Tips On Identifying If Your Child Is A Bully, Is Getting Bullied And Is Staying Safe Online With National Expert, Ross Ellis

CYBERWISE: Cyberbullying Doesn't Take a Summer Vacation YAHOO: Cyberbullying: 12 Things Every Parent Needs to Know She Knows: Protecting Kids From Cyberbullying With Ross Ellis, Cyberbullying Expert

Sound Off: School Programs Aim To Stop Bullying, Cyberbullying

TECH NEWS WORLD - "The Scourge of Cyberbullying, Part One ", Ross Ellis, Internet Safety Expert and Founder and CEO, STOMP Out Bullying Quoted

CIO.COM - Ross Ellis, STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO, Talks About Social Media Sites Still Not Doing Enough To Combat Cyberbullying

FISHBOWL NY LUNCH - STOMP Out Bullying Founder And CEO Ross Ellis Lunches With Diane Clehane To Talk About National Bullying Awareness Prevention Month (2008 -2016)

YAHOO SHINE - STOMP Out Bullying CEO Ross Ellis Speaks Out About Teen Who Was Labeled A FREAK In School Yearbook

PARENT DISH on How To Deal With Bullies: Advice For Parents

Life 360 How to Stop Your Child From Becoming a Cyberbully  

Podcasts Featuring Ross Ellis:

CRISISPREVENTION.COM UNRESTRAINED A Podcast Interview With Ross Ellis. Founder and CEO, STOMP Out Bullying