Susie, former executive coordinator for 23 years of the Network for Family Life Education at Rutgers University's Center for Applied and Professional Psychology (now renamed Answer), is a national leader in the fight for effective sexuality and HIV/AIDS education and for prevention of adolescent pregnancy. For the past year, she has written a blog, Sex Ed Honestly, for the Answer site, answer.rutgers.edu/blog/.
While at the Network, Wilson published two highly successful national newsletters, Family Life Matters for educators and staff of community-based organizations and Sex, Etc. written by and for teens (www.sexetc.org). At its high water mark, this free teen publication reached 1.3 million teens a year through a network of 7,000 adults. In May 1997, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton honored Sex, Etc. at the White House for its work in involving teens in the fight against teen pregnancy.
A former education reporter for Life magazine, Wilson has written numerous articles on family life education and related subjects for the New York Times, SIECUS Report, The Family Life Educator and other publications. She lives in Princeton with her husband of 53 years, Donald M. Wilson