Public Figure Profiles

Deborah Temkin

Deborah A. Temkin, Ph.D. (aka Deborah Temkin Cahill; born 1985) is an American child development and prevention research scientist, specializing in bullying prevention, school climate, and connecting education policy to healthy youth development. She was the Research and Policy Coordinator for Bullying Prevention Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education from 2010 to 2012, where she was charged with coordinating the Obama administration's bullying prevention efforts, including launching She was a finalist for the 2012 "Call to Service Medal" for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for her work at the Department. Temkin is currently the vice president for youth development and education research at Child Trends.

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Some of their strengths

Deborah Temkin has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Kind, Passionate, Curious, Imaginative, Creative, Generous, and Hardworking.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Deborah Temkin is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Deborah Temkin well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Optimistic and Frank

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Deborah Temkin as someone who is optimistic, principled, adventurous, and direct.

A person who isn't shy about expressing their opinions, loves competition, loves learning things themself, who is known for being inventive and original, and who loves being surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Vigorous and Friendly

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Deborah Temkin is someone who has a vigor and energy that applies itself to all life's activities and endeavors, and a knack for forming family-like structures, groups, and communities.

They are also someone who is reflective, mysterious, and purposeful, who enjoys quiet and solo work, and who thrives in positions where there is no need to report to someone else.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Deborah Temkin tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Deborah Temkin's challenges

While Deborah Temkin has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Deborah Temkin can be Impulsive, Stubborn, Difficult, Perfectionist, Careless, Suspicious, and Pushy.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Deborah Temkin's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Deborah Temkin must also exercise caution as they can have difficulty dealing with responsibility, authority, or criticism.

Pushy and Restless

Deborah Temkin is someone who can be arrogant and bossy, who can have difficulty concentrating and focusing, be unable to separate emotions from business decisions, and who can engage in excessive spending in support of an expensive lifestyle and habits.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Deborah Temkin also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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