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**OFFSITE** Rosalind Wiseman@ Francis Xavier Warde School

Author Rosalind Wiseman comes to Francis Xavier Warde School to give a parent presentation about her books: Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence and Masterminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World.

About Rosalind Wiseman:
From where we learn to where we work, Rosalind Wiseman fosters civil dialogue and inspires communities to build strength, courage and purpose. She is the founder of Cultures of Dignity; an organization that shifts the way communities think about our physical and emotional wellbeing by working in close partnership with the experts of those communities–young people, educators, policy makers, and business and political leaders.

She is a contributor and curriculum creator for the Anti-Defamation League and as a multiple New York Times Best seller best known for being the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: the groundbreaking, best-selling book that was the basis for the movie and Broadway Musical Mean Girls, and was fully revised for a third edition. Wiseman is the author of the Owning Up Curriculum, a comprehensive social justice program for grades 4-12 which is in widespread use across the world.

She has been profiled in or written for The New York Times,TIME, and the Washington Post among others and is a frequent guest on the Today Show, CNN, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio. She lives in Boulder Colorado with her husband and two sons.

 

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:45pm
Event address: 
Francis Xavier Warde School
751 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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