Allison Havey is London- based writer and the Co Founder of The Rap Project, or Raising Awareness & Prevention Project. She grew up in New York City and attended Sarah Lawrence College where she studied Russian, French and European History. Before settling in London, she worked and lived in Paris and Moscow where she worked for NBC News, Associated Press Television News, and ABC News. The Rap Project delivers a variety of presentations to teenagers, parents, teachers & conferences around the UK & beyond which define sexual assault, harassment, consent, sexting & examine how social media & online pornography are influencing attitudes, behaviours, body image and expectations. She recently spoke in Belfast to the HMC conference 2017, & is proud to report that Rap is now in over 150 schools & has reached over 40,000 teenagers. Allison is also the co author of ‘Sex, Likes and Social Media: Talking to our teens in the digital age’ recently published by Random House/Vermilion. Allison has two children, Michael, 20 and Isabel, 15.
Talking to Teens and Tots in the Digital Age