Dana Friedman, Ed.D.


The Early Years Institute - President


Dana Friedman is a nationally-recognized researcher and policy analyst for children, family and women’s issues. She has worked for several national organizations and served as a consultant to major corporations, government agencies and foundations. She is currently the founder and president of The Early Years Institute on Long Island. Dana was previously co-founder and co-president of the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and a Senior Research Associate at The Conference Board. Dana is published widely and wrote “The Juggling Act,” a monthly column in Working Mother from 1990-1997.