Science tells us more clearly than ever how the conditions and environments in which children develop affect lifelong health as well as educational achievement. How can we apply this knowledge to design better policies and services for children and families that will impact both learning and health? Three key points drawn from the science and our recent working paper can help.
From brain architecture to toxic stress to COVID-19, The Brain Architects podcast brings together experts and practitioners from pediatrics, social services, and education, among other disciplines, to explore what we can do during the early years to ensure that all children have a strong foundation for future development and lifelong health.
Do you have high-level technical skills, a passion to learn and grow, and a commitment to mission-driven work? The Center is excited to welcome to our team a Digital Solutions Developer to oversee the continuing updating and expansion of our web presence and other digital tools in order to maximize the impact of the knowledge generated by the Center and our affiliates.
In this role, the Digital Solutions Developer will also have the opportunity to develop and implement new digital tools, including a data-driven Knowledge Management System, to help the Center achieve its vision of an equitable world where all kids are able to live up to their full potential.
In this presentation to the National Press Foundation, Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D. discusses how leveraging advances in the biology of adversity and resilience can reduce inequalities in life outcomes. Swati Adarkar, president and CEO, Children’s Institute in Portland, Oregon, also presents.