John Badalament, Ed.M. is the proud father of two teenagers. He is an accomplished writer, educator, consultant, speaker and documentary filmmaker. He is the author of The Modern Dad’s Dilemma: How To Stay Connected With Your Kids In A Rapidly Changing World and Director of the PBS documentary All Men Are Sons: Exploring The Legacy of Fatherhood.
Over the past two decades, John has spoken and consulted internationally in schools, government agencies, non-profit and private sector organizations.
His work has been featured on ABC News,CBS Sunday Morning, NPR, in Ms. Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, and other major media outlets. He has been a contributing blogger at HuffPost, The Good Men Project and US News & World Report.
In addition to his role as Director of Training and Education at Fathering Together, John is a Senior Facilitator and Consultant at Orange Grove Consulting. OGC is a women-owned business specializing in research-based leadership development and bias-removal. Prior to joining Fathering Together and OGC, John served as the Director of Programs for The Fatherhood Project at Massachusetts General Hospital
In 2012, John was invited to the White House for President Obama’s Champions of Change Father’s Day meeting with Cabinet Members and national leaders. In 2016, John was again invited to The White House for the Obama Administration’s first-ever Forum On Men’s Health.
John holds a Master’s Degree from the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.