Director, Embrace Civility in the Digital Age
Nancy Willard, M.S., J.D., is the Director of Embrace Civility in the Digital Age. Her vision is that young people will provide leadership throughout the world to embrace civility and foster positive relations.
She entered the field of “bullying prevention” by writing the first book ever published on cyberbullying, Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Cruelty, Threats, and Distress (2007, Research Press). She also wrote Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens, Helping Young People Use the Internet Safety and Responsibly (2007, Jossey Bass) and Cyber Savvy: Embracing Digital Safety and Civility (2011, Corwin Press). Her current books include Engage Students to Embrace Civility (2018), The Way of the Donkey (2019), Be Positively Powerful: A Guide for Teens on Achieving Resilience and Empowerment (2019), and Be Positively Powerful: Being Resilient When Things Get Tough (forthcoming).