Co-Founder and CEO
Nina works closely with all schools to ensure success. She also leads strategy, outreach, and partnerships.
Director of Research
Dr. Pao leads our research efforts and derives recommendations for schools and communities.
Director of School Programming
Amy helps schools understand their findings and leads programming for schools.
Director of School Partnerships
Nicole helps schools understand and respond to survey findings.
VP of Engagement
Harrison leads our expansion and outreach efforts to grow our work with new schools and partners.
Dr. Joiner analyzes survey results to synthesize and highlight the most important findings for schools via our interactive dashboards.
Dr. Ramsey works to analyze data and write research publications.
Renee helps to analyze findings for partner schools.
Dr. Zillmer works to analyze data and write research publications.
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Lee works closely with AC to publish research and integrate topical factors into school surveys.
Suniya S. Luthar was the Co-Founder of Authentic Connections, and Professor Emerita at Columbia University's Teachers College. All of AC’s surveys are built on Dr. Luthar’s 30+ years of research and consultation with schools. For details, see SuniyaLuthar.org