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The Work: My Search for a Life that Matters

Wes Moore

Bestselling Author, Army Combat Veteran, Social Entrepreneur, and Chief Executive Officer of Robin Hood

Jan 14 2015

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

Claude M. Steele, Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley

Dec 8 2014

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

William Deresiewicz, Ph.D.

Bestselling Author, The New York Times, Critic and College Speaker

Nov 4 2014
Two Events

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D.

Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Nov 3 2014

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior

Columnist and Book Critic, The New York Times

Sep 19 2014
Educator Event

Autism and My Sensory-Based World

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

American Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson.

May 21 2014

Different Kinds of Minds

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

American Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson.

May 21 2014

Growth Mindsets and the Wholehearted Embrace of Process

Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University

May 9 2014

Go For It: Risk-Taking, Challenge, and the Value of a Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University

May 9 2014