Jenny Fererro is a professor of child development and early childhood education and a former ECE teacher. Most of her students are studying to become early childhood educators. She has been a professor for nearly 20 years and loves helping her students become great teachers and develop a profound respect for children. Her interest in gender diversity in early childhood was spurred by her friendships and personal relationships with parents of gender-diverse young children. She is a mother, a wife, a friend, a sister, a daughter, and more. Her pronouns are she/her/hers.