Childhood USA Program Advisory Council

Childhood USA´s Program Advisory Council is an external group of experts, who serve two-year terms and assist in the assessment of Childhood USA’s project applications. Its members read all applications, meet with Childhood USA´s Program Committee to discuss, and give recommendations to the Childhood USA Board of Directors. The members of Childhood USA´s Program Advisory Council are survivors, experts, researchers, and practitioners in many fields regarding children´s rights, healing work, LGBTQ+ and human rights, violence and sexual abuse of children, and preventive work with children and families at risk; they also possess a thorough knowledge of the United States and evaluation and monitoring of programs.

Dr. Nina Agrawal
Child Abuse Pediatrician (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Dr. Jon Conte
Professor Emeritus, University of Washington School of Social Work

Sharea Farmer Consultant/Diversity and Inclusion, Race Equity and Trauma Informed Practices (LCSW), RS Counseling & Wellness Center
Aredvi Azad Co-Executive Director at The HEAL Project
Jenny Coleman Executive Director, STOP IT NOW!

Dr. Janet Rosenzweig

Diana Freed
Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer Science, Harvard University

Britta Holmberg Deputy Secretary-General and Program Director, World Childhood Foundation