A highly qualified professor at Harvard, Nancy Etcoff is also the Director of the Program in Aesthetics and Well Being at Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. So, it’s fair to say that when it comes to the science behind self-esteem and body confidence, Nancy knows her stuff.
A TED speaker on the subject of happiness and beauty, Nancy has conducted and published ground-breaking work that proves just how linked they are, and how important they can be, too. Leading our studies and reports, such as The Dove Global Beauty and Confidence Report (PDF) (1,003 KB)Opens in new window,🔗 Nancy helps to write the Dove Self Esteem Project online articles and consults on all the materials we produce too — shaping how we approach helping young people to love who they are, inside and out.
An expert on social change, representation and inclusive messaging, Jess Wiener is a vital part of making sure that our campaigns challenge beauty standards for women and young girls. CEO of ‘Talk To Jess’, a consulting firm that advises brands on issues that impact women and girls, Jess has even played a huge part in Barbie’s body-positive relaunch. Jess is a long-time Dove partner and official ambassador for the Dove Self-Esteem Project: working with us on our many campaigns for Real Beauty, and helping to empower and unite young girls through developing the ‘Girl Collective’. You can find out more about ‘Girl Collective’ here.