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Dr Jane Aronson

A Saga Comes to an End: From the Horse's Mouth on Korean Adoption

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I have written thousands of words over the last few weeks searching to settle down and find a way to express my anger and the upset of so many in the adoption community, but this went no where.

Trauma and Resiliency

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

We salute all parents in the audience tonight who created families thru adoption, me included. November is National Adoption Month. I thank all of you who were inspired to support the kids "left behind" after you adopted your children.

Altruism in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The staff didn't have any idea about what I would ask and none of them were present for the interviews of the others. One by one, they revealed their passion for their work. More miraculously, they discovered during our conversations that they, themselves, had changed.

When One Child Dies, It Matters

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Ten million children under the age of five die every year. When I started medical school that number was double, and though we have come a long way, this is not good enough.

A Profile in Courage: An Orphan Buried Inside Herself

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Trying hard to write about Haiti, but my feelings about the babies in one orphanage in the mountains of Ayiti have haunted me for over a week. I honestly can't sleep and rest without her in my vision.

Not Our Children, Not Our Problem

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

When we stop behaving like xenophobic, isolationist silos, we might be able to prevent masses of people trying to escape abuse in their communities. We wait for crises to happen. We spend little time and money on prevention and we are in denial about the condition of the human spirit.

Self-care for a Civil Society: Orphans Need to Learn Self-regulation

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

As I look back on all the orphans I have met through my international development work as a pediatrician and adoption medicine specialist, I recognize that the most startling aspect of the orphan is their lack of self-soothing skills.

Want To Save An Orphan's Life? Throw A Dinner Party

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.05.2014 | Impact

If someone told you that you could help one of the 153 million orphans in the world by throwing a dinner party for your friends, would you do it? T...

Orphans Have No Anniversaries or Marches to Commemorate Them

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I ask that we all include orphans, living without parental care, in our struggle for social justice. They are surely worthy of our marches, our raised up voices, our outraged pleas for the victims of human indecencies.

Solar Suitcases for Haitian Orphanages

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The orphanages in Haiti are notoriously dark, dank, dirty and uninhabitable by gorgeous, bright, and eager Haitian babies. The light will make their faces shinier and their hearts less sad.

Love and Grit

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The "Three" foundation, created by Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt, and George Jenkins, inspired the group by bringing them into their early lives in the streets of Newark, where they made a pact to get an education and become doctors who would serve their community.

Stories, History and the Flow of Kindness

Misha Lyuve | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Misha Lyuve

Family stories hold keys to past in special ways. They make history into more than just textbooks, but vivid alive experiences passed through the words of people we know and love. They allow us to honor the past in a way that forwards the future...

Blowing Kisses on FaceTime

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Something happened this week that I think is unique and special... in fact, many wonderful events occur in the office in Maplewood every day because the office is busy and productive and we are all watching boys and girls around the world grow up.

A Golf Outing Benefitting Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Seventy golfers from the United States and Canada joined together on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, New Jersey, to raise awareness and money for the orphans served by Worldwide Orphans Foundation.

"Caregiver's Day" in an Orphanage in Ethiopia

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

What about Mother's Day for orphan boys and girls? Is this a bad thing to ask...hurtful and painful?Most kids in orphanages have no clue about this day, but one of our faithful American volunteers, Sarah Poole and her husband, Adam, did a cultural turn about for this day in Ethiopia.

In the Hollywood Hills: Closing Our Eyes and Looking at the World of Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

How do you share the world of orphans with a roomful of supporters halfway around the world? I was faced with this challenge as I attended a Worldwide Orphans fundraiser at the iconic John Lautner Garcia House in the Hollywood Hills.

'Mommy and Me' in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

It is easy to believe in what we are doing. We are in the midst of training our staff to collect data as we monitor and evaluate our strategies to create change for the orphans and at-risk youngsters in Kenscoff.

Abinet: From Orphan to Philanthropist

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I have been a doctor since 1982, when I took my Hippocratic oath and since then, I have collected memories and kept hard copies of some of these contacts.

Amy Poehler in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Amy has a lot of ideas about how to help kids express their dreams creatively. She has vision, and that is what all our Ambassadors should have in order to reach thousands more orphans and vulnerable children who need our help and support.

More on Wadley and His Family: What Every Child Needs

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

It is all organic, and when you map out the destiny of families in communities, they all need the same things to grow and be self-sufficient. They deserve the opportunities to have successful kids and to be hopeful every day.

Wadley, a Three-Year-Old Boy with Clinical Depression

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Wadley and children like him should never know psychological trauma. But this is not the case in our world. Millions of children are abused and neglected, and WWO is helping them heal and be happy through our programs.

Service Is Simple

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I love traveling with a group of supporters and donors who are eager to do service with me because I can see how they feel about the children and help educate them about our mission and vision. The happiness of the children simply strips us of our defensives

The Russian Adoption Ban: Rescuing Children Should Trump US-Russian Bickering

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

It's important to send a message to the Russian government that allowing Americans to rescue children from their abysmal orphanages should continue unabated.

Imagining My Children as Orphans: Where Is Our Humanity?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Where is our humanity? There should be an outcry internationally to censure Putin for his evil act to lock up and ruin hundreds of thousands of children.

Russian Adoption Ban Would Mean Tragedy For Millions Of Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 12.28.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

We all need to go deeper and do better to advocate and protect children globally. We need a wider strategic plan for every bad moment when children can't have permanency and can't have what they are entitled to have: quite simply safety and love.