Sharon Lamb, Ed.D. is a mom, professor, and clinical psychologist. She is the author of four books, including the The Secret Lives of Girls: What Good Girls Really Do – Sex, Aggression, and their Guilt, a celebration of girls’ resistance to conform to the “good girl” mold. Sharon’s books have been reviewed by magazines like “O” and Psychology Today, and newspapers such as The Chicago Tribune, Toronto’s National Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle. Her work is cited frequently in parenting magazines such as Parenting, Working Mother, and Better Homes and Gardens, as well as Cosmo, Shape, and Seventeen. Sharon is sought after as an expert commentator on girls and sexuality, girls and aggression, and girls and the media, and she speaks all over the country on these topics.

Sharon grew up in Chicago. She graduated college from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin with a double major in English and Music, and received both her masters degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology and her doctorate in Human Development from Harvard University. She is Professor of Psychology at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, where she teaches courses in clinical psychology, child and adolescent development, and gender. She is a board member of the Association for Moral Education, a fellow of the Psychology of Women Division of the American Psychological Association, and a member of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls. She sees girls in her clinical practice in Shelburne, Vermont and because of her research and writing in the area of abuse and victimization, is also an expert witness for the courts in cases involving such.

Lyn Mikel Brown, Ed.D. is a mom, professor, and community activist. Her research on girls’ social and psychological development has garnered her notice in magazines like People Magazine and Mademoiselle, as well as reviews in newspapers such as The New York Times and Boston Globe. She is the author of four books, including Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls’ Development (co-authored with Carol Gilligan), a 1992 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Lyn is sought after as an expert and speaks widely on girls and aggression as well as girls and media, and girls and education. Her curricular materials are helping to address concerns about girlfighting in schools across the nation.

Lyn grew up in Calais, Maine. She graduated college from Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas with a major in Counseling Psychology and received her doctorate from Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology. She is Professor of Education and Human Development at Colby College in Waterville, Maine where she teaches courses in adolescent development and girls’ development, and she is creator of the nonprofit Hardy Girls Healthy Women, where she works with communities to support girls’ healthy development and education. She has been an American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Scholar-in-Residence and a winner of a National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship for her research on girls. She is a member of the APA, Psychology of Women Executive Board, and was a member of the APA’s Task Force on Adolescent Girls.