Portia Iversen

Portia Iversen

Bio

Portia Iversen, an Emmy Award-winning art director, has been a vigorous proponent of autism research since her son Dov was diagnosed with the condition in 1994. Together with her husband, Jon Shestack, she established the Cure Autism Now Foundation (CAN), one of the largest nongovernmental funding resources for autism research worldwide.

Penguin Hotline