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Donna Jackson Nakazawa
Award-winning writer and author
Speaker, educator, and author
Steven W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
Daniel H. Renberg chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism
Alida Bouris, Ph.D., MSW
Associate Professor in the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
Becky Kennedy, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist and author of "Good Inside"
Director of External Affairs for the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health
Lisa L. Lewis, MS
Parenting journalist and author of The Sleep-Deprived Teen
Melinda Wenner Moyer
Award-winning science journalist and author who writes the weekly Well newsletter for The New York Times
Lise Vesterlund, Ph.D.
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh
Chief Human Resources Officer at Magnetar Capital
Gabor Maté, MD
Physician, trauma and addiction expert, bestselling author, and speaker
Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D.
Chief Clinical Officer, The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Carrie James, Ph.D.
Sociologist and researcher at Project Zero at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education
Emily Weinstein, Ed.D.
Social scientist and researcher at Project Zero at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education
Vice President of Education Outreach and Engagement at Common Sense Media
Geoffrey L. Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and the James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business at Stanford University
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist, author, and interim president of Mount Holyoke College
Moiya McTier, Ph.D.
Astrophysicist, folklorist, science communicator, and author
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Ph.D.
Assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire