Arin Donovan (they/them) is a BCBA, co-owner of BH3, Inc., and doctoral student at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Arin’s commitment to their values of authenticity and being an agent for social change has driven their behavior to promote gender diversity, affirmation, and inclusion through education, language development and committed actions in the workplace and world at large. Currently, Arin teaches Applied Behavior Analysis at Capella University.
Kristen Lancaster (she/her)
M.S., BCBA, LBA
Kristen Lancaster (she/her) is a BCBA in Orlando FL, co-owner of BH3, Inc., adjunct faculty for Capella University, and currently a doctoral student at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her efforts to promote visibility for the transgender and gender expansive community are inspired by her 17-year-old son as well as her co-presenter, Arin Donovan.
Janani Vaidya (they/them)
Janani Vaidya (they/them) is a BCBA, researcher, writer, and editor. Their areas of interest specific to gender and sexuality focus on identity conceptualizations and language development, implicit bias, sensitivity training, harm reduction, consensual non-monogamy, transgender issues, racial and reproductive justice, disability justice, access equity, and asexual/aromantic issues. They are also a member of the Association for Contextual Behavior Science (ACBS), the Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice (SBRP) Special Interest Group affiliated with ABAI, and the Louisiana Contextual Science Research Group. Currently in India, they are working with local organizations and mental health practitioners to develop communication networks and provide educational resources on various aspects of the LGBTQIAP+ community. In their spare (ha!) time, they read a lot and watch YouTube cooking tutorials. Thanks to the pandemic, they can now bake a decent banana bread. You can find them on Twitter: @JananiVaidya and Instagram: @janani.vaidya.
Oswin Latimer (fae/they)
Oswin Latimer (fae/they) is a lifelong advocate for practices and policies of issues of importance to autistic people. Their experience in leadership, educating, research, and public advocacy for issues surrounding autistic people have made him a highly respected consultant, public speaker, and presenter both nationally and locally.
Evelyn Gould (she/her)
Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Evelyn Gould (she/her) is a Clinical Behavior Analyst and Licensed Psychologist at New England Center for OCD and Anxiety (serving families in Boston and Los Angeles). She is also a Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital (Child and Adolescent Division) and Research Associate in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Originally from Belfast in N.Ireland, Evelyn currently reside with her partner and three cats in Los Angeles, CA. She is involved in a wide variety of clinical, training and research activities around the globe, and is committed to the dissemination of evidence-based practices and contextual behavioral science. She is a member of the queer community and her work reflects personal and professional values of authenticity, compassion, social justice, and cultural humility. She strives to support and create affirmative and empowering spaces for marginalized young people and their families.
Barbara Kaminski (she/her)
Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Barbara Kaminski is co-founder of Uncomfortablex, which was formed in 2017 to provide a forum for sharing information with and providing support to individuals in the behavior analysis community who find themselves in “uncomfortable” situations or who are involved in community and social action. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Behavior Analysis Training Program at West Virginia University and postdoctoral training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she was involved in grant-funded research in behavioral pharmacology. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D), she is currently Clinical Director and a co-owner of Green Box ABA, an agency providing ABA therapy services and she teaches graduate level courses in behavior analysis for both George Mason University and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology-DC Campus.