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Fellow Voices

Feb 23, 2018

Explore the latest updates from ZERO TO THREE's Fellows, our multidisciplinary leaders working around the world to positively impact the lives of infants and young children through research, practice, advocacy, and policy.

Our fellows provide a “voice of influence” for babies, young children, and families through published articles, chapters, and books; keynote speeches and other conference presentations; and leadership achievements within other fellowships, organizations, and coalitions. Find the latest updates from our fellows below.

Fellow Participates in Emerging Issues Forum

Nicole Gardner-Neblett, PhD (2016-18 Fellow) was recently a BIG voice for infants and toddlers at the Emerging Issues Forum 2018: Kids’ First Steps & Path to Success sponsored by the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University. Nicole, along with Brian Sickora, General Manager of UNC-TV and Hedy Nai-Lin Chang, Executive Director of Attendance Works, discussed the first steps our youngest children can take and how it determines the path to later success. Click here to watch the video.

Fellow Joins Mexico Leaders across Borders Advanced Leadership Program

Abel Covarrubias, MS (Academy Fellow ’16) was recently accepted to the U.S.-Mexico Leaders across Borders Advanced Leadership Program. This is a six-month bi-national program in which Abel will have the opportunity to work with 19 individuals from Arizona, Texas, California, and New Mexico and 20 leaders from Mexico. They will work together on the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission 2020 strategic plan to address five public health priorities that includes maternal, infant, and child health and mental health.

Fellow Supports South Carolina Infant Mental Health Association

Mary Ellen Warren, PhD (Academy Fellow ‘07) has been working closely with the South Carolina Infant Mental Health Association, and they have adopted the I/ECMH Competencies and Endorsement System® developed by the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health. Mary Ellen has been selected as a member of the first Endorsement Leadership Cohort and looks forward to learning more about Reflective Supervision, as well as advancing the mental health services provided to our youngest citizens and their families in South Carolina.

Have a fellow update you’d like to share? Contact Lynette Aytch.

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