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Dr. Jane Aronson      

Founder and CEO, Worldwide Orphans Foundation.

Dr. Jane Aronson is an internationally-renowned pediatrician specializing in orphaned children and Founder and CEO of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO). Known as the “Orphan Doctor,” Dr. Aronson has been a practicing adoption medicine specialist for nearly 20 years, and has evaluated more than 10,000 adopted children.

In 1997, she founded Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), a U.S.-based international nongovernmental organization dedicated to transforming the lives of orphaned children worldwide by addressing their unique needs through medical, developmental, psychosocial and educational programs. WWO has established humanitarian programs in Haiti, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Serbia, and Vietnam.

Dr. Aronson is a sought-after expert and has been at the forefront of media coverage on the world’s orphans and overseas adoption. She is an outspoken advocate for public policies that strengthen the protection and well-being of orphans worldwide. Additionally, she serves as the Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

Dr. Aronson received the Congressional Angel in Adoption Award in 2000 and was honored on November 2009 by GLAMOUR magazine as one of 10 Women of the Year. She is a parent through adoption and has two sons, Benjamin, 10 years old, from Viet Nam and Desalegn, 12 years old, from Ethiopia.


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