Bullying is a serious problem that affects many children and adolescents around the world. It is aggressive and repetitive behavior towards someone who is perceived as weaker or more vulnerable. Bullying can have serious consequences for the mental and physical health of the victim, including depression, anxiety, social isolation, poor academic performance, and even suicide.
It is important to remember that bullying is not normal or acceptable. We all have the right to be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of our age, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristic. We must not allow anyone to make us feel bad or inferior for being different.
At the Bright Boy Foundation we are committed to preventing bullying through education and awareness. Our mission is to provide children, youth, parents, and educators with the necessary tools and resources to prevent bullying and foster a safe and respectful school and community environment. We strive to provide emotional and psychological support to those who have been victims of bullying, we promote research for a better understanding of the causes and consequences of bullying. We work tirelessly to raise awareness in society about the seriousness of bullying and its impact on people's lives, in order to create a fairer and kinder world for everyone.
Our vision at the Bright Boy Foundation is to be a leading global bullying prevention organization with a focus on education and awareness. We want to be recognized for our commitment and effort to create a world where children and youth can grow and develop without fear of harassment and intimidation. We aspire to be a source of inspiration and hope for those who have been bullied, and a role model for all organizations seeking to make a positive difference in people's lives. Our vision is a future free of bullying, where everyone can live in peace and harmony.
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Objective of the foundation
Offer strategies that allow the school community to build an environment without bullying, where not only difference is valued, but there is a reason to get ahead.
Motivate the educational community to react appropriately and in a timely manner to bullying.
Promote education about bullying by organizing workshops and conferences in schools, community centers, and other venues to educate children, youth, parents, and educators about bullying, its effects, and how to prevent it.
Provide tools for the prevention of bullying, developing educational resources, such as guides for parents and educators, children's books and prevention programs, that provide practical and effective strategies to prevent bullying.
Help to better understand bullying, its causes and consequences, and how to prevent it more effectively.
Provide emotional and psychological support for children, young people and parents who have been victims of bullying, and for those who want to learn more about the subject.
Raise awareness in society about the seriousness of bullying and its impact on people's lives, through awareness campaigns and dissemination in the media and social networks.
Andrea Armijos, CEO & Founder
Founder and chief visionary, Andrea loves taking on challenges. With her experience of several years in different organizations, Andrea has taken the foundation to where it is today.
Abouth the fouder
I was born in the city of Loja, Ecuador, on February 27, 1987. Now, I live in Atlanta, Georgia, with my parents, Fabian Armijos Alvarado and Viviana Martinez. I have my own business with properties on Airbnb.
Jorge Rincon, COO
Jorge, Co-founder and visionary, is the driving force behind the foundation. He loves to stay busy participating in software, marketing and customer experience strategy development.
Jessica, is one of the iconic people in life who can say they love what they do. She is a mentor to more than 100 children and young people in the community.