Jennifer brings more than 20 years of administrative experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit world, having worked in international manufacturing, criminal and telecommunications law, politics and recycling. She also serves as the BlueGreen Alliance Office Manager.
Charlotte is a registered nurse, the mother of two sons, and vice president for Health Initiatives of the BlueGreen Alliance. She has led a Planned Parenthood affiliate and been among the founders of the Brown Lung Association, Health Care Without Harm, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, Green for All and Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. Charlotte previously served as the Executive Director of Commonweal, and a founder and Executive Director of Health Care Without Harm.
Jane Houlihan, MSCE
Jane directs research and science communication programs for non-profit organizations. She is an environmental engineer and prior to joining HBBF served as senior vice president at the Environmental Working Group. Jane pioneers online healthy product guides, including EWG's Skin Deep cosmetic database and HBBF’s Vida Lead in Homes guide. She leads research programs on biomonitoring, drinking water, and healthy food. Jane is among the founders of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, and serves on the science board of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners.
Kyra Naumoff Shields
Kyra is an environmental health scientist and mother with over a decade of experience in community engagement and exposure assessment. She has led monitoring and intervention projects in communities suffering from chronic air pollution exposure, both nationally and internationally. She’s also advised small businesses on pragmatic strategies to reduce their carbon footprint. Kyra holds a PhD in environmental health sciences from the University of California Berkeley.
Paige Whipple Glidden
As a seasoned communications professional and passionate advocate for child health, Paige manages all external relations for HBBF. From content creation to media relations, her expertise has spanned the entire communications spectrum. Her nonprofit career has included work to expand contraceptive access for young women, provide menstrual health products for girls around the world, and a focus on international development and global health at the United Nations Foundation.
Healthy Babies Bright Futures
Health Care Without Harm
Environmental Working Group
John Merck Fund
Past President/CEO Breast Cancer Prevention Partners
Seventh Generation Social Mission Board
Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP
Program for Global Public Health and the Common Good
Professor of Biology
Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society
Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN)
Frederica Perera, DrPH, PhD
Professor of Public Health
Director Translational Research and Founding Director
Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health
San Francisco Department of Environment
Founder & Strategic Advisor
Healthy Building Network
Dr. Tracey Woodruff
Professor and Director
Program on Reproductive Health and Environment UCSF
Strategic Communications Consultant