Adjunct Lecturer on Education
Degree: Ph.D., William James College
Faculty Assistant: Jeffrey Brisbin
Bobbi Wegner is an adjunct lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a supervising clinical psychologist at Boston Behavioral Medicine and co-founder of nouVenu: a mental health startup that provides real support for real parents from real experts virtually. She is on the board of directors for USA for IOM (The UN Migration Agency) and the board of advisors for Ignite Mental Health, developed out of Harvard Innovation Lab, with a focus on mental health and access. She is also a medical writer and reviewer for Buoy Health, a digital health company, also out of Harvard Innovation Lab. Wegner writes and speaks nationally on modern families, stress, and coping. She has a column in Psychology Today (Perfectly Imperfect Parenting), is a parenting expert on NBC News Learn, and is on the Today Show parenting team, and has spoken on or written for numerous popular publications including NPR, Mind Body Green, and The Associated Press, to name a few. Her book, Raising Feminist Boys: How to Talk to Your Child about Gender, Consent, and Empathy, is due out spring 2021 with New Harbinger. She has given three TEDx talks on the subject. Given her interest in mental health, access, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Wegner teaches motivation at the Harvard Extension School in the Industrial Organizational Psychology Program. She also has three kids and much of learning is done at home.