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Sharon Weingarten, MSW, LSW

is a licensed social worker, educator mother, and grandmother. Her passion is intergenerational communication and encouraging meaningful dialogue in families. Read more

Maggie Cao, Student, Yale University

was welcomed to the "What I Wish You Knew Conversations" family as an intern,and is now a full-fledged member of What I Wish You Knew Conversations. Maggie is a passionate student who cares deeply about expanding the conversation about mental health and communication between teens and their parents. Read more

Mariana Glusman, MD

is a pediatrician, author, and advocate for children’s literacy. She is President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Medical Director and Board Chair of Reach Out and Read, Illinois. Read more

Laura Thompson

has been involved in "What I Wish You Knew Conversations" since its inception. She has spent the last decade working on innovation. Laura was an early product lead at Google X. Laura is currently Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Brown University. Read more

Victoria Sandler, MD

was one of the original contributors to this book and maintains an interest in the unique challenges that modern adolescents and young adults face.  Read more​

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