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Child's celebrity book signings
Miriam Arond, Paul Newman & Tony Danza
Child's Children's Champion Awards 
Julie Andrews, Rhea Perlman and Miriam Arond
Child's  Lifetime Achievement Awards
Emeri and Miriam Arond
Child's book launch parties
Miriam Arond and Joe Torre
Celebrating child advocates 
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Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute & Good Housekeeping Seal

As a writer, editor, and communications and media executive, Miriam Arond has been committed to championing children, families, health, and mental health throughout her career. 

 

She is coauthor, with Samuel L. Pauker, M.D., of the first and foremost authoritative book on the transition to marriage: The First Year of Marriage: What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change. Based on an exclusive nationwide survey of newlyweds, this guide, often referred to as "the newlywed bible," has been published in six editions, reviewed and excerpted in dozens of magazines, newspapers, and websites, and translated for international publication. As Editor in Chief of Child magazine, an award-winning parenting magazine, Miriam co-authored and edited Feeling Safe: Talking to Children About War and Terrorism (Barnes & Noble Books).e

 

During her tenure as Editor iof Child, Miriam spearheaded numerous signature features, including a "10 Best" series (including the biannual "10 Best Children’s Hospitals"), created the award-winning website child.com, launched numerous brand extensions, including children’s fashion shows during Fashion Week, Children’s Book Awards in partnership with Barnes & Noble, celebrity book signings, and Children’s Champion Award Galas, honoring Marlo Thomas, Marion Wright Edelman, Geoffrey Canada, Erin Brockovich, and other child advocates. The magazine won more than 40 awards for Editorial and Design Excellence.n
 

Miriam was Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, the legendary consumer product testing and advocacy organization from 2007-2015. She launched numerous initiatives, including: the Green Good Housekeeping Seal, the award-winning Product Reviews channel on goodhousekeeping.com, Toy, Beauty, and Car Awards, the Good Housekeeping Institute blog, books, and public tours of the GH Institute.u

 

Previously, Miriam was Editor in Chief of American Health  magazine, She published award-winning articles on women's health, spearheaded AH Advocacy Awards celebrating women's health heroes, and helped develop Reader’s Digest's health website. g

 on Today,  Good Morning America, CBS Morning Show, CN, Miriam works as Director of Communications for WJCS, the largest provider of community-based mental health services in Westchester County. She is also president of Miriam Arond Consulting, LLC, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in brand strategy and cross-channel content development.

 
Miriam has been a guest on Today, Good Morning America, CNN American Morning, and numerous other TV and radio shows, been quoted in the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, and dozens of other media outlets, and is a frequent speaker at thought leader conferences.
 
Miriam has been a member of the March of Dimes Board of Trustees, Board of Directors of American Friends of Soroka Medical Center, Professional Advisory Board of the Child Development Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Nora Magid Mentorship Prize Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Gazette Alumni Board,  Entertainment Software Review Board, and Media Advisory Committee for SKIP (Sick Kids Need Involved People).
 
Miriam Arond earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was graduated Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She has a Master’s of Arts degree in Journalism from New York University. She is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University—Kellogg School of Management, hosted by Hearst Corporation.