Research Advisory Board

We are excited to introduce you to our Research Advisory Board. The board members are experts in issues related to youth wellness and mental health, social and emotional learning, and bullying. The Board guides the Foundation’s research-related initiatives and helps to ensure all of the organization’s programming is grounded in the latest scientific understanding. Dr. Susan M. Swearer, PhD of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will continue to serve as Chair of the Research Advisory Board and Dr. Dewey Cornell, PhD will also return as a Board Member.

“We are thrilled to welcome these new additions to our Research Advisory Board,” said Cynthia Germanotta, President and Co-Founder of Born This Way Foundation. “Our organization is dedicated to empowering young people to live healthy, vibrant lives and we understand that doing so requires a firm basis in quality research. These men and women are leading experts in their fields whose collective decades of experience will help to guide Born This Way Foundation in accomplishing its mission of building a kinder, braver world.”

So, who are our researchers? Here’s a little more information!