Tricia Striano Inc focuses on strategic advising, including research and design for baby/child businesses, buildings/homes and families/investors. An award winning researcher of infant development and certified negotiation expert, founder Tricia Striano is widely published and frequently called upon to lecture around the world. Striano graduated from The College of the Holy Cross and obtained her Ph.D. (Cognition and Development) from Emory University and Habilitation at the University of Osnabrueck, Germany. Recipient of the ’04 Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Sancte Crucis Award of the College of the Holy Cross, research grants from the German Research Foundation and the National Science Foundation, Striano served as Head of Cultural Ontogeny Research at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and Head of the Neurocognition and Development Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and Center for Advanced Studies at the University Leipzig. Striano lives in New York City.