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Member Directory

Roland S. Persson, PhD, is professor of educational psychology at Jönköping University, Sweden, currently in the University's Human Resources Program. Once a Western classical piano performer, his interests developed into music behavior, talent and giftedness, and universal and cross-cultural behavior. He is a consultant to the Swedish and Hungarian governments on issues of talent and giftedness in education, and one of few devoted to giftedness, rather than talent, as a constituent of talent management.

Andrea is a writer from Alberta, Canada who is dedicated to seeking truth through intelligent discourse and fresh perspectives. She is a mother of three boys who show her how to find the wonder in life and to take things a lot less seriously.

Kelly Pryde, PhD, is a neuropsychologist, coach, and mentor specializing in giftedness and mindfulness-based approaches to living well with intensity. She works with people of all ages to help them support their unique inner experience and thrive. Kelly is the founder of the Gifted Mindfulness Collective―an InterGifted partner project―that offers one-of-a-kind community, courses, and resources for intense minds and curious seekers.

Benita Jeanelle is a writer, sailor, and permaculture enthusiast from Annapolis, Maryland. She especially enjoys connecting with people and learning how things work.

Selena is an Antipodean happily lost in Europe who has dabbled in string theory and the nuclear power industry. She's currently experimenting with how to morph our world into one where we all earn enough, doing work that matters, living undivided lives.

Maxwell Olin Massa is a novelist, policy droid, and former Chinese TV star.  His first book, House of Apollo, is available from Whisk(e)y Tit Books.

Ian Simm is a scientist and musician from England. Plagued by a sense of being different, he has researched giftedness, high sensitivity, and overexcitability. He is keen to keep learning and being creative, to promote equality and diversity, and to examine ways of making the world a better place.

Krystyna C. Laycraft holds a MSc in theoretical physics from the University of Warsaw and a PhD in education from the University of Calgary. She is a certified coach practitioner and professional member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Krystyna offers assistance to troubled and gifted adolescents and young adults and helps them to achieve their potential. She delivers seminars and workshops that include topics related to their psychological development.