Executive Director and Chief Scientist
iThrive Games Foundation
Stress Storm/New Norm: How Role-Playing Sims Can Help
Susan E. Rivers, is Executive Director and Chief Scientist of iThrive Games Foundation. Susan commits to designing responsive environments and experiences for teens that facilitate deep learning about themselves and the world. Susan is at iThrive because she passionately believes that games, game design, and play are powerful tools for learning, forging connections with others, supporting authentic social and emotional development, and making the world a better place for all humans. A social psychologist, Susan previously served on the research faculty at Yale University where she co-founded the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.