Data for good: preventing child abuse

Data for good: preventing child abuse

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, 47% of children who experience some type of child abuse and neglect are under the age of 5. Dr. Melissa Bright, Center assistant research scientist and...
Student Spotlight: Jennie Sun

Student Spotlight: Jennie Sun

While studying psychology as an undergraduate student at the University of California at Los Angeles, Jennie became enthralled with the field of human development. Committed to learning more, she joined the Anita Zucker Center as an early childhood studies...
Student Spotlight: Fang Xu

Student Spotlight: Fang Xu

Just a few years ago, Fang Xu was content studying laboratory medical science at Taishan Medical University in China. Surrounded by high-tech medical devices and white lab coats, she felt assured in her role.  One day, however, everything changed. After venturing into...
Student Spotlight: Siwei Qin

Student Spotlight: Siwei Qin

After teaching for nearly a year, Siwei Qin discovered a new passion: helping young children to learn. Searching for a way to hone her skills, she joined the Anita Zucker Center with hopes of becoming a better educator and promoting inclusivity in early childhood...
Student Spotlight: Boram Song

Student Spotlight: Boram Song

Boram Song has always had a way with words — and teaching the English language to young children. In fact, for nearly 10 years, she served as an educator; instructing them and searching for evidence-based curricula to support them. Eventually, this search led to a...
Student Spotlight: Twinkle Zheng

Student Spotlight: Twinkle Zheng

Meet Twinkle Zheng, a second-year Anita Zucker Center doctoral student affiliate. Passionate about making data-informed decisions and supporting practitioners in the implementation of evidence-based practices, Twinkle works alongside Dr. Patricia Snyder on the...
Student Spotlight: Sara Germansky

Student Spotlight: Sara Germansky

Meet Sara Germansky, a second-year Anita Zucker Center doctoral student affiliate. Committed to creating a more empowered and effective early childhood workforce, Sara works alongside advisors Drs. Patricia Snyder and Brian Reichow. Alexis Brown: Let’s begin the...