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Megan Jayne Crabbe - The power of body positivity


Megan Jayne Crabbe - Photography by Sane Seven for The Female Lead

Megan Jayne Crabbe is a bestselling author, digital creator and presenter with more than 1.3 million followers across her social channels. She built her online platform creating content around the topics of body positivity, eating disorder recovery, mental health and feminism.


In 2017 she wrote her first book, Body Positive Power, a manifesto on all the reasons why we hate our bodies, and how to change that. Megan has delivered talks, panels and presentations to audiences of thousands, and been a featured speaker at events hosted by Spotify, Instagram, Stylist Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Body Shop and more.


In 2019 she co-created and toured a sell-out live show called The Never Say Diet Club, filled with empowering talks, comedy musicals, over-the-top dance numbers and lots of costume changes. She's also worked with BBC, The Brits and Channel 4 as a presenter and podcast host.


If it was possible to find happiness and fulfilment by changing my body, how come it hadn’t happened yet?

Megan Jayne Crabbe


Megan's interview is a part of a wider collection for The Female Lead (Volume 2): We Rise By Lifting Others, a book of 67 women changing the world today.


Buy the book to read Megan's story as well as the stories of world leaders, artists, activists, engineers, writers, athletes and entrepreneurs. The book is out now and will also be donated to schools and universities. You can nominate your school to receive a copy or support the work of The Female Lead’s educational foundation by buying your own copy


The women profiled in this book have come together to inspire future generations and to honour the women on whose shoulders we stand. The title We rise by lifting others is woven throughout the book; a belief in the need for a collective effort to make positive change. Not just for women, but for everyone.