Erinne Paisley is a published author, public speaker, and activist. Topics of interest: media literacy, social media use, activism, Internet privacy and security, and feminism.
Paisley gained international attention when she created her prom dress out of old math homework, wrote on it “I’ve recieved my education. Not every woman has that right. Malala.org” and donated the money she would have spent on a prom dress to the Malala Fund. She has also published three books on social media activism with Orca Book Publishing: Can Your Smartphone Change the World? (2017) Can Your Outfit Change the World? (2018) Can Your Conversations Change the World? (2018) She now is a featured author with Transatlantic Literary Agency: https://transatlanticagency.com/clients/authors/erinne-paisley/.
In 2019, Paisley graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a BA in Peace, Conflict, and Justice & Book and Media Studies. She is now pursuing an MA in New Media and Digital Cultures and the University of Amsterdam.