Barbara Dunn Swanson is a Human Sciences Specialist in Family Wellbeing with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Barbara reaches parents, educators, community stakeholders, and youth with research-based information to empower people and grow lives. Barbara is a co-author of the Science of Parenting blog and is a certified Master Trainer for the national program Powerful Tools for Caregivers. She has delivered presentations on youth development, early adversity, civil dialogue, stress management, and inclusive teambuilding