After her newspaper column “Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone” landed her on NPR, Fox News and everywhere in between, Lenore went on to write Free-Range Kids, the book-turned-movement. She has been profiled in The New Yorker, hosted the reality show, “World’s Worst Mom,” and has lectured everywhere from Disney to Microsoft to schools across the country — and the Bulgarian Happiness Festival. It was Lenore who created the annual “Take Our Children to the Park…And Leave Them There Day.” She is obsessive about The Let Grow Project, which she predicts will one day be in every school just like P.E. — but without the humiliating uniforms.
Andrea has worked in the start-up ed-tech industry in professional development, operations, customer success and sales for over 14 years, after spending her early career as a teacher in multiple states. She has a B.A. from Cal State, Fresno, and is a longtime certified Project Management Professional. At Let Grow, she brings her unique education and business background to manage our operations and expand our K-12 school programs. She loves living in Las Vegas, vacationing in Mexico, and is a proud Trekkie. She looks forward to having grandchildren she’ll let make mistakes, messes, and mayhem.
Daniel is the former long-term Chairman of the Board of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), the pre-eminent nonprofit dedicated to defending free speech on Campus. He is also fund manager at MSD Partners, L.P., a New York-based investment firm. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Daniel has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
Jon is a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is also author of the New York Times bestseller, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, and co-author of The Coddling of the American Mind. With Skenazy, he co-authored The Fragile Generation, which has garnered over 2,000,000 views. Haidt is also founder of Heterodox Academy, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring viewpoint diversity on campus. A graduate of Yale and the University of Pennsylvania, he has given four TED talks. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.
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