Chair of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Board of Directors, Lucinda Jewell, Ed. M. is the former President of DBSA Boston and still serves on the board there. Previously, she was co-founder of the Boston Book Review, a literary review modeled on the Times Literary Supplement. She earned her Ed. M in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard and taught ESL in China. Since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1995, she has been a tireless educator and advocate for transforming the conversation for mental health from danger and drain to one of resiliencies and contribution. She lives with her daughter in Cambridge, Massachusetts.