Memory Project co-founder, Laurie Weisman

Founder/Executive Director

Laurie Weisman has had a 30-year career in educational publishing. She led teams that produced award-winning programs at Sesame Workshop and Scholastic and was an editorial director at Time for Kids and a producer of multimedia programs at Bank Street College of Education.

“For me, this project is a way to connect people to history and to each other’s humanity. I also want to share the inspiration and strength I get from the resilience of Holocaust survivors who survived a horror I cannot possibly imagine and have retained their ability to love deeply.”