Laura Dumitrescu

Laura Dumitrescu is a Communications Intern at NEDA and a Marketing, Media, and Communications Manager for NYC Virtual Enterprises. She has previously worked and studied in Austria, Romania, and Germany. Laura earned her Master in Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in 2016 with concentration on Marketing, Film & TV Production, and Graphic Design. She has a growing interest to work in educational and culturally-diverse environments and at the same time, explore new fields because such intersections stimulate her creativity and keep her curious and eager to learn. As an athlete and a person with friends who struggled with eating disorders, she wants to help raise awareness about eating disorders and mental health.

About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.