Gabriella van Rij



I love to dare… anything, but especially I dare to live, dare to be kind, and I challenge you to dare to be YOU! I am a speaker, author, and activist for Kindness who helps transform the culture of any organization or classroom into one that values and promotes kindness.

Bobbie Folsom

Business Manager


“I joined Gabriella’s team after reading her 1st book and realizing that her message was strong and there is power in unity.” Bobbie Folsom keeps the ball of Human Kindness rolling from audience to audience. She is the manager and event coordinator for Gabriella van Rij.

Tomoko Matsuoka



“Gabriella’s story touched my heart and reaffirmed to me the necessity of kindness in today’s world.” Tomoko is the content manager, copywriter, and editor for Gabriella’s various writings and social media platforms.