Stephanie Virbitsky

Stephanie Virbitsky is a​ ​senior at the Wharton School of Business​ at the University of Pennsylvania​ concentrating in management and social impact & responsibility. ​She envisions a world where every​ ​​person​, no matter their birthplace, has access to quality education, inspiring mentors and transformative leadership development. An eating disorder survivor, she hopes to educate others on both the risks of eating disorders and other mental illnesses as well as promote self-care​,​ balanced living​. An integral part of her​ ​​recovery has been her​ ​​relationship with Jesus and the amazing support network that she has through family and friends.

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.