- Director of International Relations & Ad Hoc Member
Caralyn Perlee is a certified child life specialist currently living in Ireland and working for Barretstown, an affiliate of the SeriousFun Children’s Network, a global community providing camps and programs to seriously ill children and their families. Caralyn practiced Child Life in the hospital setting at NYU Langone Medical Center for six years, working in general pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, the emergency department, and hematology/oncology. She is the co-founder of the Youth Advisory Council at NYULMC, helping to empower young patients to lead and communicate in order to bring their critical voices to the forefront of hospital operations and healthcare design. Caralyn is a graduate of the University of Rochester with a Bachelor’s in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and of Bank Street College of Education with a Master’s in Child Life.