Speaker Dr.Yalda Uhls

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Dr.Yalda Uhls

Founder and Executive Director

Common Sense Media, UCLA

Yalda T. Uhls spent over 15 years as a senior film executive at studios such as MGM and Sony, and then earned a PhD in psychology from UCLA where she researched the impact of media on children. Dr Uhls works with the national non-profit Common Sense Media and is an adjunct professor at UCLA. In addition, she teaches Disney Channel talent social and emotional learning and life skills, consults on content for children and has shared her expertise with a variety of audiences including the White House, entertainment studios such as Pixar and public school districts. 

Most importantly, she is the mom of two digital teens, a boy and a girl.

Visit Yaldatuhls.com to learn more about her work.

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