Mia Doces is the VP of Innovation at Committee for Children, where she is responsible for identifying and supporting new avenues for broadening the organization’s mission of fostering the social-emotional development, safety and well-being of children. Prior to this role, she developed and produced social-emotional learning and anti-bullying curriculum, media and adult training that is used in more than 26,000 schools worldwide. She has worked on state- and national-level youth initiatives, serving on the Washington State legislative anti-bullying work group and has advised on SEL and child safety content for organizations such as Sesame Workshop, Cartoon Network, the Born This Way Foundation and Harvard GSE’s Making Caring Common initiative. She is the founder of Mind Yeti, a mindfulness app for children and the adults who care for them. The app has been experienced by an estimated 500,000 children worldwide.
Ms. Doces holds a BA from Vassar College and a Master’s of Education from Western Washington University. She has 15 years of media production experience with an emphasis on educational media, and her work was recognized with a 2011 CINE Golden Eagle award.