Parallel partners with individuals and stakeholders worldwide to build pipelines that create inclusive opportunities, architect support ecosystems, and develop sustainable strategies for communities and businesses where Neurodiversity thrives.
Our philosophy is prepare, educate, inspire, change, and create. We build opportunity on the post-secondary pipeline by preparing pathways to inclusive settings, educating for inclusion, inspiring meaningful corporate change, and creating supportive ecosystems. Together, we can make the world a more inclusive place.
MEAGHAN TIMKO, MS, BCBA, FOUNDER
Meaghan Timko is a well-traveled Florida native who loves swimming in the ocean and hiking through the wilderness. She calls Atlanta, Georgia home and spends her summers climbing the mountains of the western United States. Meaghan is a LiveSafe Woman of Achievement and has been recognized for her contributions to the metro Atlanta philanthropic and business community. She received her certificate in Performance Management and B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University and her M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology. Meaghan sits on many non-profit boards and advises in the area of early intervention and inclusive programming. She is an experienced entrepreneur who believes that collaboration, innovation, and a careful balance of confidence and humility are the keys to success. Meaghan is a proud wife, and a mother to two bold, smart, and accomplished daughters.
Dr. Dana Zavatkay, PhD, BCBA-D, Partner
Dr. Dana Zavatkay is a licensed psychologist and a behavior analyst. Atlanta has been Dana’s home for more than 20 years. She moved from New Orleans, Louisiana to complete her doctoral program and remained. Dana is a long-time volunteer coach for Girls on The Run and has provided consultation to make this and other after school programs more inclusive and accepting. She has served on numerous boards in the Metropolitan Atlanta area spreading her passion for addressing the often overlooked and underemphasized needs of many neurodiverse people- the need and desire for succeeding by connecting and being accepted- Dana is a confident, compassionate, and at times witty, person who values time with family and friends, connecting, remaining active, and being present for others. When not working, Dana enjoys an active lifestyle traveling, running, paddle-boarding, and generally being outdoors. Dana is a fitness fanatic and a self-acclaimed foodie who thoroughly enjoys good meals with friends. In quiet moments, she can be found watching crime dramas, reading in a hammock, or on long walks in the park with her dog, Nottely, who was named after her and her husband’s happy place – Lake Nottely in north Georgia.