About the Center

Board of Directors

Joan Ganz Cooney

Joan Ganz Cooney

Chairman of the Executive Committee, Sesame Workshop

Joan Ganz Cooney co-founded the Children’s Television Workshop (since renamed Sesame Workshop) in 1968 and has created children’s programming, including Sesame Street, The Electric Company, 3-2-1 Contact, and Dragon Tales, for more than three decades. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop until 1990 and is … 







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Lloyd N. Morrisett, Ph.D.

Chairman Emeritus of the Board, Sesame Workshop

Dr. Morrisett co-founded the Children’s Television Workshop (since renamed Sesame Workshop) in 1968 and was Chairman of the Workshop board from 1968 until 2000; he continues as a board member. Lloyd served as President of The John and Mary R. Markle Foundation from 1969 to 1998, during which time he … 







Jeffrey D. Dunn

Jeffrey D. Dunn

President & CEO, Sesame Workshop

Jeff Dunn has spent his career leading brands and organizations through time periods of significant change, financial growth, and societal impact. Currently, Dunn is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop. He leads the nonprofit educational organization in creating content that helps children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Dunn …