A Conversation with Julie Lythcott-Haims
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Please join us for a conversation with bestselling author and parenting guru Julie Lythcott-Haims on Thursday, March 11 at 7:30 PM. MTS Head of School Andrew Davis will be talking with Julie about themes in How to Raise an Adult, as well as how the stories from Real American influence her thinking about the parenting and education work that all of us have to do.
This event is open to the wider community. This is a free community online event. Please note that this event will not be recorded.
Julie Lythcott-Haims believes in humans and is deeply interested in what gets in our way. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the anti-helicopter parenting manifesto How to Raise an Adult. Her TED Talk on the subject has more than 5 million views, and in 2020 she became a regular contributor with CBS This Morning on parenting. Her second book is the critically-acclaimed and award-winning prose poetry memoir Real American, which illustrates her experience as a Black and biracial person in white spaces. A third book, Your Turn: How to Be an Adult, will be out in April 2021.
Julie is a former corporate lawyer and Stanford dean, and she holds a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard, and an MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts. She serves on the board of Common Sense Media, and on the advisory board of LeanIn.Org, and she is a former board member at Foundation for a College Education, Global Citizen Year, The Writers Grotto, and Challenge Success. She volunteers with the hospital program No One Dies Alone.
She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her partner of over thirty years, their young adults, and her mother.
Visit her website here.