Meaghan Ramsey:
Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you

TED@Unilever · 12:02 · Filmed Sep 2014
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About 10,000 people a month Google the phrase, “Am I ugly?” Meaghan Ramsey of the Dove Self-Esteem Project has a feeling that many of them are young girls. In a deeply unsettling talk, she walks us through the surprising impacts of low body and image confidence—from lower grade point averages to greater risk-taking with drugs and alcohol. And then shares the key things all of us can do to disrupt this reality.

Self-esteem advocate
The Global Director of the Dove Self-Esteem Project, Meaghan Ramsey believes in business growth that stems from real social change. Full bio
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