From a broken-hearted sister battling an eating disorder to one of Australia’s “100 Women of Influence,” Kate Gladdin is living proof that what doesn’t kill us can make us stronger. She is an international youth speaker, certified life coach, teen resilience specialist and author of the recently published “The Teen’s Guide to Social Skills.”.
Through her school talks and podcast show, “Okay, Now What?”, Kate has shared her empowering message with more than 200,000 students to help them overcome any adversity they face. In 2020, during the worldwide pandemic, Kate founded Otion, an online coaching program for teens, parents, and education professionals that teaches teens the mental and emotional skills they need to live their most resilient life.
For her dedication to helping youth, Kate has been featured on Arianna Huffington’s site, THRIVE, and named one of Tourism Fiji’s “Bulanaires’’ – a title that celebrates those rich in positivity and resilience. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Kate now lives happily in New Jersey, USA with her fiance. Her favorite things include homemade cookies and playing with her puppy, Jaku.