Judith Jenya, Founder, has  worked as a teacher, social worker, family and art therapist, attorney, and workshop leader in many aspects of child development, care and advocacy.

Mother of two grown children, she has graduate degrees from Harvard University, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Hawaii School of Law.

Judith has worked with groups in Russia, Japan, Ireland, Norway, Canada, Jordan, New Zealand, Bosnia, Croatia, and the U.S. to help change conditions for children. She has won numerous awards and recognition for her work with GCO,  including International Humanist of the Year, the Temple Award for Creative Altruism 2001, the Giraffe Award 2001, and University of California at Berkeley Alumna of the Week 2002.

Read an excerpt from Judith Jenya’s story.