Hayley Gripp
Hayley Gripp is a twenty-four year old American anti-bullying and disability right’s Activist. She also has a background in the entertainment industry as a print model and actress. Since 2013 in between her activist work, she has continued to land national ads for brands such as "Verizon Wireless", "Murad Skincare”, “TOF Cosmetics”, “Disney" “Air B N B”, “Radisson Hotels” and "As Seen On TV” etc. As an actress, Hayley has shot multiple commercials, has been a celebrity taste tester on Cupcake Wars, landed a role on: "CSI: Las Vegas", a reoccurring role on the Lifetime original series "Killer Kids” and a role in the Lionsgate feature film "The Vatican Tapes". Gripp was born with Tourette Syndrome and has been very vocal publicly about her disability. She is big advocate specifically for anti-bullying, Tourette Syndrome and special education. Gripp played a prominent role in getting the education law “The IDEA Act” updated and reinstated and helped to pass the "The CARE Bill". She has spoken to over 200k people across the country on the Tourette and the bullying epidemic, and continues to speak nationally. For the past three years, Gripp has worked with multiple companies and non-profits in marketing and branding in leadership positions. In 2017, she took her marketing and branding experience and gained status as an influencer who spreads positivity. She uses social media as a platform to empower and uplift her followers; showing them that even a girl with disabilities can achieve much success. Hayley is a big supporter of the Tourette Association of America and The Jonathan Foundation for special needs children. She is also currently enrolled in a prestigious advocacy training program through COPAA, and hopes to be a voice for the voiceless children lost in the education