Leslie is a gifted education consultant and has her own blog, Innreach – Leslinks Ireland. Born in the USA and brought up in Mexico, she now resides in Ireland. She was one of the writers of Ireland’s Guidelines for Teaching Exceptionally Able Students, a former Chairperson of the Irish Association for Gifted Children and a current member of the World Council Executive. She tweets as @Leslinks.
Elena Grigorenko is Associate Professor of Child Studies and Psychology at Yale and Associate Professor of Psychology at Moscow State University. She is involved in Project Aurora which aims to produce a comprehensive ‘evaluation battery’ for the identification of intellectually gifted children.
Miraca Gross is Professor of Gifted Education in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Director of its Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) [Link to my piece]. She was part of the team that produced ‘A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students’.