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This show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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Award-winning journalist and social commentator covering parenting and lifestyle trends, Jennifer Wallace joins us to discuss her latest book, Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic—And What We Can Do About It. Jennifer is the co-founded of the nonprofit The Mattering Movement, which offers free resources for educators and students to help combat the "never enough" messages that are pervasive in our culture. She is also a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post and appears on television to discuss her articles and other hot topics in the news. After graduating Harvard College, Jennifer began her career in television at ?60 Minutes? where she worked as a journalist for many years. She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children. For more information visit www.jenniferbwallace.com. Tune in on Wednesday, November 29 @ 6pm EST!
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Science journalist and author, Melinda Wenner Moyer joins us to talk about her first book, How To Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes. Her work was published in July 2021 and won a gold medal in the 2022 Living Now Book Awards.... more

Join us on Wednesday, May 10 @ 6pm EST for an important conversation on the adultification of black children with Anissa Durham, a multi-skilled journalist who uses a mix of social media, investigative reporting and photography to report on... more

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