Dr. Meryl Ain is a career educator and co-author of the award–winning 2014 book, The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last. She wrote My Living Memories Project Journal in 2016 as a companion workbook to the first book. Articles written by Dr. Ain on the subject of education, families, parenting and grief, loss, and remembrance have appeared in The Huffington Post, MariaShriver.com, The New York Jewish Week, The New York Times and Newsday. Dr. Ain earned her Ed.D. from Hofstra University, her M.A. from Columbia University Teachers College and her B.A. from Queens College.