Ben Kassoy

Ben Kassoy is the Editor-in-chief of, the largest not-for-profit 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, Bustle, Elite Daily, Well+Good, Read It Forward, Human Parts, and others.

Outside the US, Ben has served as a writer-in-residence at the African Leadership Academy (Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018) and the Munakata University of Education (Fukuoka, Japan, 2015).

He is a proud member of the Reboot community and mentors through Three Dot Dash. Ben lives in Brooklyn with his canvas portrait of RuPaul.