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Dr. Susan Rivers

iThrive Games
Executive Director & Chief Scientist
Susan Rivers, PhD, is Executive Director and Chief Scientist of iThrive Games. iThrive is building a network dedicated to using and designing meaningful games with and for teens to support their thriving. She passionately believes that game design and play are powerful tools for learning about the self, forging meaningful connections with others, and making the world a better place for all humans. Susan earned her doctorate in psychology from Yale, where served on the research faculty and co-founded the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She is a Fellow with the Billions Institute’s Leadership for Large-Scale Social Change.