The Webb School 2017-2018 Follin Speaker Series will welcome Dr. Michele Borba, author of "Unselfie – Why Empathic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World", on Sept. 19. The 7 p.m. presentation will be in the Follin Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Borba is an internationally-recognized educational psychologist and parenting, bullying and character expert whose aim is to strengthen children's empathy and resilience, and create safe, compassionate school cultures. She has spoken to parents and teachers on six continents and delivered keynotes to more than one million participants including Harvard, Sesame Street, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, United States Air Force Academy, American Academy of Pediatrics, Girl Scouts of America, and a TED talk. She is a regular NBC contributor appearing 150 times on the Today Show and featured on three Dateline Specials as well as Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Dr. Drew, The View, NBC Nightly News, The Early Show, CNN and others.
Dr. Borba's latest book, "UnSelfie", will be available for free to Webb parents - made possible by the school and Webb School Parents' Association. Please see Head of School Ray Broadhead for a copy. Books will also be on sale to the public at this event. A book signing is planned following Dr. Borba's presentation.
The Follin Speaker Series is an endowed program at The Webb School. For more information, call 931-389-5703.