Past Speakers

Past guests of the Dolores Evans Speaker Series have included:

Sir Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age

Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed

Erica Kochi, co-leader of UNICEF's Innovation Unit

Emily Hunter, MTV environmental journalist and filmmaker

Rishi Desai, M.D., medical educator at the Khan Academy

Bill Nye, “The Science Guy”

Wendy Mogel, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus

Tom Kelley, General Manager of IDEO

Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Michael Thompson, author of Best Friends, Worst EnemiesHomesick and Happy and Raising Cain

Naomi Nye, 2013 NSK Neustadt Prize recipient for Children's Literature

John Badalment, author, educator, and filmmaker at Modern Dads

Michael Abelman, author and lecturer on food, culture, and sustainability worldwide

Adam Cox, author of Boys of Few Words, No Mind Left Behind, and On Purpose Before Twenty

Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls

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