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David Kirkland

Dr. David Kirkland is is the Executive Director of The NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and The Transformation of Schools. He is also a professor of English and Urban Education as well as Vice Dean for Equity, Belonging, and Community Action. 


Jackie Stewart

A mother and meditation teacher, Jackie shares with us how she integrates principles from mindfulness into her daily family life.


Megan Sullivan

Mother and Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer of The Local Moms Network discusses the importance of self care in balancing work and family.

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Cara Zelas

Founder of Big World of Little Dude, a social emotional learning educational platform, a book series and curriculum all starring Little Dude, a certified therapy dog. 


Isabel Mendoza

Co-founder and CEO of childrenchic, Isabel shares how she has coped with the challenges of running a business during COVID-19.


Nefertiti Austin

Author of "Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America" discusses foster care, adoption, postpartum anger, and how she has spoken to her son about race.

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Kendra Tyson

Children's Librarian and former Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art discusses how to use children's literature to support conversations about race.

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