By Jen A. Miller, Binghamton University Magazine
Lisa-Michelle Kucharz ’90 knew what happened to her was awful.
For several years, a stranger flooded her inbox and Facebook Messenger with cruel messages. She was subject to defamatory blog posts accusing her of criminal activity, threats of violence, antisemitism, humiliation and multiple impersonation accounts on social media.
But instead of retreating from public life and trying to shield herself from the world, Kucharz spoke out and turned a traumatic experience into helping others — especially children — who are at risk for becoming targets of cyberbullying.