Leadership

Committee for Children’s leadership team is dedicated to ensuring that children everywhere can thrive. Led by Executive Director Joan Cole Duffell, the team provides thought leadership in the fields of SEL and child advocacy, as well as strategic and operational direction to the organization’s employees. The team’s vision and combined expertise has distinguished the organization as the global leader of research-based educational programs that promote social-emotional skills, and prevent bullying and sexual abuse. Committed to excellence, innovation, and the advancement of the social and emotional learning field, the team applies its unique expertise and perspectives to drive profitable, sustainable growth while staying true to the organization’s vision: Safe Children Thriving in a Peaceful World.