Dr. Mary Young is pediatrician and specialist in global health and child development with broad experience in both developed and developing countries. For the past three decades, she worked at the World Bank, guiding efforts in international public health and child health and development. During her tenure at the World Bank, she led global efforts to inform world leaders and policymakers about Early Childhood Development (ECD). Dr. Young advised clients through policy dialogues, sector analyses and project design and management.
Richard Tremblay is Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Montreal, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Child Development. He is also Director of the Research Unit on Children's Psycho-Social Maladjustment, a multidisciplinary research centre funded by Laval University, McGill University, and the University of Montreal. In addition, he is the Director of Health Canada's Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development. Dr.