The Puberty Lady

What started as a mom volunteering to help in her kids’ classes, using her nursing experience to help them understand puberty, has turned into an over 30-year career for Wendy Sellers that brings her expertise around the world — including right here in Michigan, as the co-author for the state of Michigan’s sex ed curriculum. Meet “The Puberty Lady”!

Kids nicknamed her years ago, and the main focus these days for Sellers is addressing what she calls “the wonder years” of fourth, fifth and sixth grades. Her curriculum for these grades is now used in 32 states and six countries, all with an approach of “less shame, more wonder.”

Read all about it in the Grand Rapids Magazine, January 1, 2020. The article is written by Holly Bechiri and photos are by Teri Genovese.

More about the The Puberty Lady and her work:

50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan

Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan issue is out! Wendy is so thankful to be included in this list of exceptional women. Explore the amazing work these women are doing and be sure to keep an eye out for Wendy on page 35!

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