Be Inclusive Now™ maintains a global array of Associates, including:

Associate Location
Susan Aaronson Boston
Lesley Abdela London
Kenchiro Akiyama Tokyo
Farah Bhakshay India
Robert Bowen San Diego
Judy Dahm Toronto
Maria Flannigan Los Angeles
Maureen Gaffney Ireland
Barb Galyen San Francisco
Christie Hardwick San Francisco
Delton Hebling, Jr. Brazil
Lisa Hirsh Boston
Irene Hughes San Francisco
Benedikte Jacobs Italy
Marcia Jimenez Costa Rica
Charles Jones New York
Akihiro Kodaira Tokyo
Anita Krishnaswamy India
Jane Lavelle London
Maria Lerose Vancouver
Annelisa MacBean San Francisco
Jerry Manas New York
Elvio Martini Italy
Catherine Mullally New York/Los Angeles
Shobha Naidu India
Jill Nyren Toronto
Heather Price New Zealand
Shanti Puducheri India
Susan Reimer-Torn New York
Marcia Ruben San Francisco
Eiko Saito Tokyo
Daniela Schulz Germany
Rochelle Sherlock San Francisco
Duncan Smith Australia
Ruchika Srivastava India
Terry St. Pierre Belgium
Sue Stockdale London
Susan Sussman Boston
Patrizio Timentel Mexico
Cindy Tortorici Portland/Seattle
Carolyn Turner Ottawa
Mark Voorsanger San Francisco



Dr_Helen_FisherDr. Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher, Ph.D. is a Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University. From 1984 to 1994 she was Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at The American Museum of Natural History. She received her PhD in Physical Anthropology at the University of Colorado with a dissertation on the evolution of human female sexuality and the origin of the nuclear family. Dr. Fisher has lectured internationally since l983 discussing the evolution of human sexuality, romantic love, marriage and divorce, gender differences in the brain and behavior, temperament and mate choice, and the future of men and women in business and family life.


Dr_Ruben_GurDr. Ruben Gur

Ruben Gur, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry and Director of the Brain Behavior Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gur received his B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, in 1970 and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from Michigan State University in 1971 and 1973, respectively. He did Postdoctoral training with E.R. Hilgard at Stanford University and came to Penn as Assistant Professor in 1974. His research has been in the study of brain and behavior in healthy people and patients with brain disorders, with a special emphasis on exploiting neuroimaging as experimental probes. His work has documented sex differences, aging effects, and abnormalities in regional brain function associated with schizophrenia, affective disorders, stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders and dementia.


Dr_Marianne_LegatoDr. Marianne Legato

Marianne J. Legato, M.D., F.A.C.P. is an internationally known academic physician, author, lecturer and specialist in women’s health. She is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the Founder and Director of the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia University. She is a practicing internist in New York City. Dr. Legato founded the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia University in 1997. It is the first collaboration between academic medicine and the private sector focussed solely on gender-specific medicine: the science of how normal human biology differs between men and women and of how the diagnosis and treatment of disease differs as a function of gender. Dr. Legato is also the founder and editor of The Journal of Gender Specific Medicine, and is founder and editor of Gender and Health.


Dr_Sandra_WitelsonDr. Sandra Witelson

Sandra F. Witelson, M.Sc., Ph.D., FRSC is Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Albert Einstein/Irving Zucker Chair in Neuroscience, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada. Sandra researches the Neurobiological Basis of Cognition in Health & Disease in Men & Women: focusing on hemispheric functional specialization and language and spatial cognition; postmortem anatomy and in vivo MR Imaging; structure-function relationships in the human brain; developmental neurobiology, microscopic neuroanatomy and immunocytochemistry; sexual differentiation of the human brain in relation to behavior and lateralization; neurobiological basis of sexual orientation; neuroanatomical and neuropsychological aspects of congenital cognitive disorders; and human brain banks. Sandra is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.