Gary started his career as a reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the last 17 years working in the world of nonprofits to help children and families. He brings that same passion to Safe Kids, creating messages for a variety of audiences to ensure that more kids can explore, have fun and still stay safe. He is also an author of a recent children's book, Brady Boondoggle: The Last Akaway.
Jane believes that good design can change the world, and she proves it every day. Before working at Safe Kids, her designs inspired people to care about the environment. At Safe Kids, Jane’s creativity and vision influence educational materials, Web pages, T-shirts and everything in between, conveying important safety messages in the most effective way possible.
As a communications and advocacy specialist, Jen spent the past eight years working in various nonprofit and government positions to help women, children and families around the world. Writing about issues of health and public safety, Jen develops content and important messages for external audiences. And her journalistic instincts and easygoing demeanor make her a natural with the media.
Jessica is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Spanish; and a minor in French. She is interested in everything communication based and is an avid coffee drinker.
Julie came to Safe Kids from a large public affairs firm, where she perfected the basics of social media and public relations. At Safe Kids, Julie puts those skills to use by engaging all Safe Kids channels of social media to spread Safe Kids’ message to a wider audience.
Kate Carr serves as the president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global nonprofit dedicated to protecting children from preventable injuries, the number one killer of kids in the United States. Around the world, a million children die each year from preventable injuries. Millions more are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime.
Kerry began working with Safe Kids fresh out of graduate school as the Louisiana Safe coordinator in 1994. After 10 years, she brought her talent and tenacity to the nation’s capital to run the Safe Kids Certification Program and has been leading the way in child passenger safety ever since. Most of Kerry’s time is now spent in the office rather than on the road, but she enjoys connecting with parents and kids by volunteering as part of Safe Kids Montgomery County.
Kristin had just turned 19 when she was hit by a car and hospitalized for three weeks. After six months of physical therapy, she returned to Michigan State University with a renewed focus on injury prevention. Kristin went on to earn a Master degree in health education from Wayne State University and gained valuable experience at the grassroots level. She now leads the pedestrian and bike safety programs for Safe Kids, dedicating her career to keeping all kids safe from cars
The Safe Kids blog covers a wide range of safety topics, offering valuable tips for parents and caregivers to help you keep your kids safe. In addition, you'll find personal stories shared by parents, insights for new moms and dads, ways to get involved and take action, and more.
Meet Our Bloggers
Our bloggers include Safe Kids staff, parents, healthcare professionals, and others interested in raising awareness of preventable childhood injuries. See blogger profiles.