Mayim Bialik is best known for her lead role as Blossom Russo in the early-1990s NBC television sitcom Blossom. She played the role of Amy Farrah Fowler on the critically acclaimed CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory, a role for which she received 2 Critics’ Choice Award wins, 4 Emmy nominations and a SAG Award nomination.
She served as host of Jeopardy! for 2 seasons, earning her fifth Emmy nomination for her contributions to the iconic show which won its first prime time Emmy the year she hosted.
In 2021, Bialik wrote and directed the feature film As They Made Us, starring Dustin Hoffman, Candice Bergen, Dianna Agron and Simon Helberg. She hosts a popular mental health podcast, Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown with over 26 million downloads.
Bialik holds a BS and PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA and she has authored four books, two of which are on the New York Times Best-Sellers list (Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and Boying Up: How to be Brave, Bold and Brilliant). She lives in Los Angeles with her two teenage sons and three cats.
Jonathan Cohen, MFA, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown, is a writer, poet, producer, father and futurist who imagines and designs new applications of technology. He's the Co-Founder of Lotic AI, an insights company seeking to help people understand themselves better and connect the mind and the body.
With over two decades of training in mindfulness and healing, Cohen seeks to find ways to fuse storytelling and somatic experience. Cohen and Bialik met 10 years ago at a toddler birthday party and began a connection fueled by shifting the collective understanding of mental health and emotional well-being.