robyn hussa

Robyn is co-Adaptor of the 2002 Jonathan Larson award-winning rock musical NORMAL (now called Pretty To The Bone).  The musical inspired a national nonprofit movement (Mental Fitness) in an effort to bring evidence-based prevention programs into schools.  Learn more about the musical here: Miracle or 2 Productions.

Robyn is Founder & CEO of the award-winning Mental Fitness nonprofit organization.  Collaborating with national researchers, we build evidence-based prevention tools that build resilience and mental fitness in all youth.  To date, Hussa and her husband Tim Farrell have produced over 30 programs for the nonprofit through their production company whitelephant.  Learn more here.

INVITED KEYNOTE / PRESENTER, 2015 NYU Phi Alpha Honor Society, NYU Common Day (Silver School Social Work)

• INVITED PRESENTER, 2015 Reading schools, Reading, PA (in collaboration with Reading Hospital and Perfect As You Are)

• INVITED KEYNOTE, 2015 SCEDA Conference on Managing Serious Mental Illness & Eating Disorders In Schools (Columbia, SC) in collaboration with Hearth Center for Eating Disorders

• ONGOING PRESENTER, 2013-2015 Spartanburg Day School Freshman Seminar prevention trainings

•KEYNOTE PRESENTER, 2015 Furman University PHOKUS

• INVITED PRESENTER, 2014 Wofford College Panhellenic

• INVITED PRESENTER, 2014 Health 2.0 Conference, Silicon Valley

• INVITED PRESENTER 2012 ANAD Conference, Chicago, IL

• INVITED PRESENTER 2012 New York University Fall Common Day, Silver School of Social Work (featuring Sondra Kronberg and Kim Dennis)

• KEYNOTE PRESENTER 2012 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) annual conference in front of 600 of the nation’s leading researchers.

WINNER 2014 Peace Award, Converse College Westgate Family Therapy

WINNER 2010 Champion in Women's Health from First Lady of Wisconsin, Sue Ann Thompson

WINNER 2007 Drama Desk Award for Transport Group Theatre Company's "breadth of vision and challenging productions"

WINNER 2012, 2013, 2014 Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation Grant

WINNER 2012, 2013, 2014 Judy Bradshaw Children’s Foundation Grant

WINNER 2013, 2014 Mary Black Foundation grant, “Healthy Eating Active Living”

WINNER 2012 Chase Community Giving Grant recipient

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