Steph Ng Founder and project manager
Steph founded Body Banter in 2017 after realizing the powerful role that discussion and advocacy played in her own eating disorder recovery journey. Through providing opportunities for community-building, advocacy and open discussion, she hopes that Body Banter can amplify the voices of young people and empower them to be the driving forces behind creating a more accepting and accommodating world.
Isabella Mason Banter-bassador and columnist
Isabella is a student at at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. As a Body Banter columnist, she shares the things that she has learned along her recovery journey, especially with regards to balancing adolescence, school, and healing.
She co-leads the Body Banter chapter at NCSSM, organizing weekly meetings and working to bring body image advocacy events to her campus.
Molly Warren Banter-bassador and columnist
Molly currently studies at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC. In her Body Banter column, she discusses moments that have helped her rediscover what a healthy relationship with food and movement mean through the use of narrative, poetry and artwork.
As a Banter-bassador, she leads the East Meck chapter of Body Banter and shares her club’s work on Facebook (EM Body Banter) and Instagram (@embodybanter). She is also developing the content for the Banter Basics modules, which serve as introductory curriculums for Body Banter discussion groups.
Katie Butler Banter-bassador and columnist
Katie is a senior at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. As a Body Banter columnist, she uses artwork and storytelling to share her reflections about her relationship with her body.
As a Banter-bassador, she works to spread awareness about hidden diet culture messages in everyday life and publishes her thoughts on our online platforms.
Molly Monsour Banter-bassador and columnist
Molly M. is currently a Neuroscience and Psychology student at Duke University. In her column, she shares her insights and reflections that she has gained along her recovery journey.
As a Banter-bassador, she is working to start a Body Banter chapter in Germany during her travel abroad program.
Zoe Eagan Banter-bassador
Zoe is currently studying at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
As a Banter-bassador, she co-leads the NCSSM chapter with Isabella, coordinating weekly meetings and opening up the discussion about body image issue through advocacy events on campus.