Kimberley Ens Manning is an expert with, a Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science at Concordia University. In her capacity as a founding Board Member of Gender Creative Kids Canada (GCKC), Dr. Manning frequently gives public presentations on transgender children and their families. Dr. Julie Temple Newhook is an Instructor of Gender Studies and Professional Associate with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. In 2014, she founded the national and local peer support groups, Canadian Parents of Trans & Gender Diverse Kids/Parents canadiens d’enfants trans and Parents of Trans & Gender Diverse Kids – Newfoundland & Labrador.