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Good Morning America: Mom with alopecia opens up about hair loss journey and her message to her daughters

theLIST: Bald is Beautiful: How One Woman is Showing Us Beauty Starts from Within

CHEDDAR: 'Be Inspired by One Another Rather Than Compare' Inspirational Speaker Says as Millions Face Societal Pressure

ABC7: The keys to being more philanthropic: small changes make a world of difference

TEDX: Having a Bad Hair Day | McKenna Reitz | TEDxYouth@Berwyn

theLIST: Dealing With Grief And Overcoming Loss

WTOL: Challenge Yourself podcast improving lives and encouraging leadership

THELIST: How COVID Forever Changed Our Classrooms

WTOL11: McKenna 'Troyan' Reitz WTOL 11 Local educator and coach discusses journey with alopecia

Waking Up with Marci: TEDx Speaker & Teacher McKenna Reitz

GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON: Understanding alopecia and empowering those diagnosed

EIGHTWEST: Highlighting extraordinary woman, McKenna Reitz, for Women’s History Month!

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WTOL: Be a part of the Alopecia Awareness Golf Outing

WTOL: 'Hopefully it empowers them to know that they're worth it' | NW Ohio alopecia advocate says treatment approval gives patients hope

WTOL11: Mother with alopecia aims to bring awareness to hair loss and inspire self-love

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How I Learned
to Love my
Bald Self

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LOSE YOUR HAIR + LIVE WITH ALOPECIA

HOW I TURNED THE DRAMA OF HAIR LOSS INTO STRENGTH

We Must Find Silver Linings in Lifes Challenges

Chris Rock’s Joke About Actress Jada Pinkett Smith Creates Crisis For Academy Awards

Celebrating the Teacher Heroes in Our Lives

25 Thoughtful Gifts for the Teachers in Your Life—According to IRL Teachers

10 National Teachers Share How They’re Preparing for the New School Year

5 THINGS I LEARNED FROM SOCIAL ISOLATION

Every No is the Opportunity to Learn

Tech at school: How teachers are maximizing digital tools in today’s classrooms

Taking a Break From School Stress

Teachers weigh in as states

ALWAYS FIND THE SILVER LININGS

3 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO TO SHAKE UP YOUR INDUSTRY

Coaching couple: McKenna and Greg Reitz share love for leading volleyball teams

WOMEN WHO ARE SHAKING THINGS UP IN THEIR INDUSTRY

SYLVANIA WOMAN REFLECTS ON LIFE WITH ALOPECIA

LEVERAGING THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

Conversations with McKenna Reitz

SECOND CHAPTERS; HOW I REINVENTED MYSELF

WHAT IS ALOPECIA AREATA?

Why are we so attached to our hair?

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McKenna’s Media Bio

McKenna Reitz is a TEDx speaker who challenges men and women to reframe life’s challenges into gifts and opportunities so they can pursue their purpose with clarity and confidence. After losing all her hair due to Alopecia, McKenna uses her journey of having this autoimmune disease to help others overcome the loss in their life by resetting the mindset of their “loss” into growth and opportunities in their lives.

Teaching AP Psychology and coaching varsity volleyball for the past 17 years, McKenna resides in Toledo, OH with her husband Greg, and two beautiful daughters Karsen (10) and Maddox (7).

For her expertise, McKenna has been featured in Forbes, Woman’s Day, Yahoo! News, U.S. News & World Report, Good Housekeeping, VeryWellFamily, MindBodyGreen, Global Woman Magazine, Thrive Global, Healthy Women, Medium, Love What Matters, and featured on Good Morning America, Good Morning Washington, theList, Wake Up With Marci, ABC, CBS, NBC, Ticker News, and Cheddar News.