Advisory Council

LitWorld's Advisory Council members are selected for their unique gifts and talents in their chosen fields, combined with a deep commitment to children’s rights and to literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. Members advise LitWorld on various aspects of the work, providing guidance and support on all of our initiatives.

Kwame Alexander

Jim Allyn

Diane Arena

Kylene Beers

Madeline Boskey

Yohanna Briscoe

Ralph Cummins

Jeff DaPuzzo

Nicole Deming

Aimee Deutsch

Sherrie Dulworth

Elizabeth Fernandez

Jodi Harris

Joanne Heyman

Paul Hersh

Julie Hirschfeld

Megan Karges

Sarah Knox

Anne Krupman

Alison Omens

Beth Shair

Lori Vehmas-Falkin

Jessica Wertheim