Who We Are

Above The Fray is dedicated to empowering responsible and safe social media users.

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Shawna Malvini Redden, PhD., Thomas Dodson, Aja Uranga-Foster, and Fong Tran

Above The Fray is a first of its kind program, proactively addressing the numerous issues young people face online, like sexting, social media, cyberbullying, gaming, and more. Our goal is to educate parents and teachers about what life is really like online for young people, and to give adults the tools they need to begin meaningful dialogues at home and at school. Our tangible, grounded, and easy to understand program is based largely on the startling findings from our Above The Fray youth focus groups, led by PhD Shawna Malvini Redden. We teach parents what it’s truly like for young people right now in the cyber trenches; how it’s affecting their minds and bodies. And we offer real solutions to parents that will help keep children safe.



Book Above The Fray to speak at your next school, community, corporate, or church event.

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Above The Fray Proactively Addresses:

  • Social Media
  • Sexting
  • Cyberbullying
  • Gaming
  • Cyber Security
  • Online Pornography

We’re always looking for new groups to educate and engage. Whether you’re a Fortune 500, a small community organization, or anything in between, we can work within your budget to create a program that will help you begin a vital conversation with the young people in your lives. Contact us today to book Above The Fray for your next event.

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It's Our Passion

Can you imagine what life would have been like if social media had existed when you were in school?


In addition to our in-person presentations, Above The Fray has developed additional tools to empower responsible and safe social media users.

Technology is changing rapidly, and you need to stay on top of it. Subscribe to our monthly emails and get exclusive videos from Above The Fray, learn about new apps and games on the market, and get vital news you need to be an educated, engaged parent.

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Mobile App

With so much noise in the digital world, where’s a parent to start? Download our free app (available for both iPhone and Droid), to learn the inner workings of the numerous social media platforms on the market, how to talk to your child about their digital lives, and lots, lots more.

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Our printed resource for parents and educators is coming soon. Subscribe to our monthly emails to ensure you're one of the first to know when we go to press!

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