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Claire Lerner, LSCW-C

Senior Parenting Advisor at ZERO TO THREE Claire Lerner, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker and child development specialist. She has been a practicing clinician for over 30 years, partnering with parents to understand the behavior and development of their young children. Claire served as the Director of Parenting Resources at ZERO TO THREE for more…Read More

Jocelyn Greene, MFA

Founder, Child’s Play NY and Child’s Play in Action Jocelyn Greene is the Founder of Child’s Play in Action a resource that brings play-based inspiration to parents and educators.  She is the Founder and Executive Director of Child’s Play NY – recognized as among the top theater-arts programs in New York. She trains teachers and works…Read More

Anne Martin, DrPH, MPH

Research Consultant, The Mount Sinai Parenting Center  Dr. Martin’s research focuses on the early cognitive, socioemotional, and self-regulatory development of children in low-income families. She is particularly interested in interventions that improve the quality of children’s home or child care and education environments. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and her master’s and…Read More

Jeanne Brooks Gunn, PhD

Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development, Teachers College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. Co-Director, National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College  Dr. Brooks-Gunn is a developmental psychologist who studies children, youth, and families over time. She is interested in the family and neighborhood conditions that influence how children…Read More

Ellen Galinsky

President and Co-Founder, Families and Work Institute Chief Science Officer and Executive Director of Mind in the Making, Bezos Family Foundation Ellen Galinsky helped establish the field of work and family life at Bank Street College of Education, where she was on the faculty for 25 years. Her 40+ books and reports include the highly acclaimed Mind…Read More