Co-founder, Erikson Institute
Barbara Bowman, co-founder of the Erikson Institute, is a tireless advocate for early education. She strives to ensure a more equitable future for the world’s less advantaged children and has inspired countless others to do the same. Among the many accolades bestowed upon Bowman are five honorary degrees, including the Chicago Historical Society’s Jane Addams Award.
“As long as a child feels loved, she will sense that her parents are doing the most they can to support her best interests.”