Ben Kassoy

Ben Kassoy is the Editor-in-chief of, the largest tech company exclusively for young people and social change. He is also the coauthor of eight books and has written for the websites of Elle, GQ, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Details, Women’s Health, Maxim, and more.

Ben’s speaking appearances include, among others, a TEDx Talk (NYC, 2016); the keynote commencement address at his high school alma mater (Bexley, OH, 2015); a panel at SWSXEdu (Austin, 2014); and the class oration at his graduation from Emory University (Atlanta, 2011).

Ben lives in Brooklyn with his canvas portrait of RuPaul.