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Founding Members and Key Contributors

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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