Michele Borba, EdD

Board of Directors

Character Education Partnership

Michele Borba, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned educator, and award-winning author recognized for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children’s social-emotional intelligence and character, and reduce peer cruelty culled from a career of working with over one million parents and educators worldwide. She has presented keynotes on six continents and served as a consultant to hundreds of schools, US Army bases, and corporations and as a media spokesperson for dozens of corporations including 3M, Dixie Cup, Unilever, Splenda, Similac, General Mills, Mastercard, All, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, and McDonalds. Her proposal: “Ending School Violence and Bullying” (SB1667) was signed into California law in 2002.

Dr. Borba is the award-winning author of 24 books translated into 18 languages including Don’t Give Me that Attitude!, The Big Book of Parenting SolutionsThe 6Rs of Bullying Prevention, and UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed In Our All-About Me World.

She is a TODAY contributor and appears on countless shows including Dateline, Dr. Phil, The View, NBC Nightly News, The Doctors, Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper, MSNBC, Fox & Friends, The Early Show, CNN has been featured in TIME, Washington Post, Newsweek, People, U.S. News & World Report and New York Times. Speaking clients vary from the United States Military Academy, Sesame Street, Harvard, the Pentagon, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and a TEDx Talk entitled: “Empathy Is a Verb.”