About

 
Image by Tarra Boroumandi

Image by Tarra Boroumandi

Em Odesser is the eighteen year old editor in chief and co-creator of Teen Eye Magazine, a publication completely run by and for creators under 19 with a circulation of over a million readers from every continent except Antarctica (until she can manage to teach penguins how to read). In 2017, she was named one of Vice's 6 Young Activists Who Made History, and in 2018, she was one of the select youth activists invited to be a part of Lebron James’ #AlwaysBelieve campaign, which featured the work of changemakers around the country - now, on her gap year before college, she continues to organize her generation around issues including SEX POSITIVITY AND EDUCATION, CURRICULUM REFORM, MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES, AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS. She has been awarded 22 Scholastic Writing Awards including two National Silver Keys, was featured in the bestselling publication Feminists Dont Wear Pink (And Other Lies), hosted the first ever Vice x IGTV show, 18 With Issues, and worked as a consultant for groups including Youtube, The Obama Foundation, and Scholastic. Em currently serves as the events coordinator and social media lead for the mental health non-profit Sad Girls Club and contributes to publications including Salty, Teen Vogue, Sunday Times, Broadly, W Magazine, Rookie Magazine, and NPR. Em will *also* reply to your emails ASAP <3. 

 

CONTACT:

TEEN EYE INQUIRIES - emily@teeneyemagazine.com
SAD GIRLS CLUB INQUIRIES - em@sadgirlsclub.org
ALL OTHER INQUIRIES - emodesser.forever@gmail.com
SAY HI - @emilyodesser

 

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