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OUR
TEAM

Every member of the LOG OFF team is essential to the success of the movement. From the writers to the TLC members to the Regional Representatives, our team is composed of a diverse group of people ready to change the world!

OUR FOUNDERS

OUR TEEN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL.

CEO

Hi, I'm Emma! I came up with the preliminary idea for LOG OFF after I noticed social media's negative effect on my mental health. The constant bombardment with a never ending feed worsened my anxiety and left me instilled with unrealistic expectations for my life and the way I look. After about two years, I took a hiatus from social media in order to reflect on ways to better my experience on these apps. I knew there was a need for a platform to discuss the duality of social media in its entirety and to teach healthy ways to use it. With the help of my other co-founders, the dream has become a reality in the form of the LOG OFF movement! I hope LOG OFF will serve as a catalyst for change and a platform to highlight young voices. I cannot wait to further explore the issue at hand and to expand the movement across the globe!

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Director of outreach and

Communications

Hi, I'm Hannah, but you can call me Miri. I realized I had a serious problem with my social media addiction when my eyesight got significantly worse! I got involved in LOG OFF because I know it is a worldwide issue, and I want to be part of the solution. I understand the gravity of the problem at hand: most people on social media have an addiction, but do not realize it, but I am ready to tackle it head on. As the Director of Outreach and Communications, I encourage everyone to get involved in the movement. The success of the movement is dependent on incorporating people with differing perspectives and ideas on how to solve digital addiction. 

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Director of IT and

Web Design

Hey, I'm Matthew. I decided to join the Teen Leadership Council because I wanted to help my friends and fellow teens understand the pros and cons of social media use. I've always had a strange relationship with social media. It always left me feeling depressed, yet I consistently craved to swipe through my Instagram feed. It caused me to procrastinate and ended up affecting my grades. Once I deleted my Instagram account for good, I have wanted to help people understand the consequences of using social media. So, the Teen Leadership Council was the perfect place for me!

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Alessia Jetta

President of the teen leadership council

Ciao, I’m Alessia from Italy! I decided to join LOG OFF after noting how negative the impact of social media can be on our daily lives.  Who has never envied what a person's perfect life looks like on Instagram?  Personally, I always compared myself to the perfect, but unreal bodies of the Instagram models, until I understood the damage I was causing to my mental health;  this was what made me reflect on the weight that our society gives to the virtual world, and that is why we must act!

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Lilla Carroll

Contributing member

Hi, I’m Lilla! I helped create LOG OFF after becoming curious about how internet and social media usage impacts the mental health of children and adolescents. I am particularly interested in exploring the ways that online communication, information circulation, and image-based culture interact with mental illness and trauma in young girls. The prevalence and gravity of this topic demands that we begin to unpack it immediately, and I look forward to contributing!

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Maddie Thomas

Contributing Member

Hi! I'm Madeline, but I go by Maddie. I decided to help create LOG OFF because I am interested by online subcultures, and I want more people to be educated about them and social media in general. I plan on exploring these subcultures extensively in our podcast series. Our podcast series is titled "LOG OFF and Listen Up", and I cannot wait to share this exciting new project with our LOG OFF community in the months to come!

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Noor Ben Aziza

Coordinating member

Hi, I'm Noor! a while ago I became aware that social media was affecting my mental health negatively and I had to do something about it. Joining the LOG OFF movement is a chance for me to make a change, and encourage people to see how huge the impact of social media is on our lives.

Director of female INITIATIVE AND CO-DIRECTOR OF THE PODCAST 

Hi everyone! I’m Fabiana and I’m really excited to be part of this amazing movement. I joined LOG OFF because I’ve seen the impact social media has had on my life and I believe it’s very important to be aware of the effects it has on us, especially throughout this time; and hopefully I’ll get to help fulfill the mission of our founders!

Isabella Yaghmai

Coordinating Member

Hi, I’m Isabella! In the last year, I noticed the unnecessary amount of time I spent on my phone and how constantly refreshing my social media pages began to feel like a chore. I wanted to be apart of the LOG OFF movement because our society has progressed to be so involved in social media that we need to be aware of how it is affecting us, physically and mentally.

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Director of the blog

Hi, I’m Ainsley! I’ve joined Log Off because I’m fascinated with the ways in which social media and smartphone devices affect us mentally, behaviorally, medically, and socially. My goal is to educate myself and others on the ways in which we can incite positive change.

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Alassane Sow

Ambassador and Chapter development team member

Hi, my name is Alassane. I grew up always wanting a phone and to be on social media like the other kids in school. Not long after getting into social media did I realize that it consumed most of my time and thoughts. I became more aware and understood that this addiction could cause real issues. From then on I would intermittently delete my social media apps and would notice I could focus on school and my physical social life more. The answer however is not to completely distance yourself from the internet but to be aware of its effect and give yourself alternative hobbies and entertainment.

Sarah Abudakar

 Character ed task force member

Hi I’m Sarah! Social media awareness has been one of my biggest passions throughout high school. Our ideas about social media are constantly evolving based on the information we receive about it. My job is to research and create new ways to step away from the digital world so we can connect on a deeper level. The journey I went on when limiting my social media intake opened my eyes in countless ways which is why I joined LOG OFF to advocate and inform others of the loss of connectedness that social media has brought to our modern day life. 

Sannidhi Gudipati

MEMBER of outreach communications

Hi, I'm Sannidhi! I’ve been using social media from a very young age, and I recently realized how much it has affected my mental health and the way I perceive life. Social media has deceived me and many more from a young age, set certain standards for how our life is supposed to be, which led me to comparing my life with others. I look forward to using Log Off as an opportunity to educate people, especially youngsters about how social media sets the wrong expectations and standards.

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Director of Wellbeing