Nadine Burke Harris
Surgeon General, State of California; Founder and CEO, Center for Youth Wellness
Nadine Burke Harris is the founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness and a leader in the movement to transform how we respond to early childhood adversity and toxic stress that dramatically impacts health. Burke Harris is an expert advisor on the Too Small to Fail initiative to improve the lives of children and serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics National Advisory Board for Screening. Her TED Talk has been viewed more than 2.8 million times. Her work has been profiled in The New Yorker; in the best-selling book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character; and in the documentary, Resilience.