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Playing to Win: Raising Healthy, Competitive Children

Hilary Levey Friedman, Ph.D.

Education Professor, Brown University and President of the Rhode Island chapter of the National Organization for Women (RI NOW)

Apr 23 2014

Edible Education: Teaching the Art of Simple Food

Alice Waters

Founder of The Edible Schoolyard Project

Apr 8 2014

Radiance of Tomorrow: An Evening with Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah

Author and Human Rights Activist

Mar 18 2014
Leadership Event

Managing EssentialConversations in Professional Life

Douglas Stone, JD

Managing Partner at Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Sheila Heen, JD

Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Mar 11 2014

The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

Sheila Heen, JD

Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Douglas Stone, JD

Managing Partner at Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Mar 10 2014
Educator Event

Handling Feedback from Parents and Principals, Students and Standardized Tests

Douglas Stone, JD

Managing Partner at Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Sheila Heen, JD

Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

Mar 10 2014

Performing At Your Best Under Stress

Sian Beilock, Ph.D.

President of Barnard College

Feb 18 2014

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Adam Grant, Ph.D.

The Class of 1965 Professor of Management and Psychology, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Jan 7 2014

Love, No Matter What: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

Andrew Solomon, Ph.D.

Best-selling author; professor of clinical psychology, Columbia University Medical Center; former president of PEN America.

Dec 4 2013