Exploring kindness across cultures.
Developing tools to foster acceptance.
Giving a voice to those who face discrimination and bias.
But most importantly, it means leading by example—authentically and with limitless passion.
It’s a powerful tool for change in the professional world and every avenue of life. A leading advocate and dedicated researcher, Gabriella is at the forefront of a growing movement that is infusing the world with kindness. With her signature humor and captivating story, Gabriella encourages people from all walks of life to embrace kindness as a force that unites, strengthens, and colors our world. From corporations and universities to media outlets, thousands have joined Gabriella in her #DareToBeKind campaign—and this movement is just getting started. She’s traveled the globe inspiring others to pick up the ball of Human Kindness®, and you could be next!
#DaretobeKind a Global Movement has launched its online platform for sharing user stories and changing the conversations around today’s social issues. Gabriella van Rij explains the purpose for creating a safe space for users’ stories: “Because it is through this sharing of stories we become aware (a) we are not alone, (b) we are capable, and (c) we are the solution.”
An excerpt of the movement’s mission statement further states: “We believe one person’s purposeful act of Kindness within a two-mile radius can launch positive and exceptional outcomes within governments, industries, justice systems, and throughout every sector of society. By providing a platform for sharing Kindness ideas and inspirational readers’ stories, our aim is to shift everyone into becoming Kindness Instigators. Every inspiring story that showcases the good in humanity sparks further ideas of how we each can #BEthedifference in our corner of the globe.”