about us vision

VISION

A world where all children have a Bright Start in
life enabling them to reach their full potential

MISSION

The first Five Years of life lay the foundation for the future success of all children. We work collaboratively with all who share our passion to deploy actionable strategies to optimize children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development in all settings where young children spend their time.

OUR PEOPLE

Meet the people who are shaping the vision of the Bright Start Foundation

BOARD MEMBERS

Chair

Editor in Chief, JAMA Pediatrics, Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington, USA

MD, Director, Center for Pediatric Neurosciences, Cleveland
Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
P. & A. Kyriakou Children’s Hospital.
Athens, Greece
Associate Professor of Development and Neuroscience, Department of Early Childhood Education, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
PHD, MA CERT ED, Director Tomorrow’s Child, Director Parentchannel.tv
Senior Scientist, Consultant on Nutrition and Child Health, Geneva, Switzerland
University College London, Institute of Child Health, Honorary Senior Lecturer

Finance Director, Geneva, Switzerland

ADVISORY COUNCILS

Lecturer, Coordinator of PPP and Flexible B.Ed – The Early Years School of Education / Faculty of Social Sciences / University of Wollongong, Australia

(Honorary) University of Wollongong, NSW Australia

Early Years Creative Consultant & Artist Educator, University of Bristol, UK

Professor, Physical Education Department, State University of New York Cortland, USA

M.S Early Childhood Physical Activity & Nutrition, Master Trainer Family Fun Days, USA

Director in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Syracuse University, USA

MS RD CDN, Teaching Professor, Nutrition Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition Falk College, Syracuse University, USA