Angela Duckworth, Author of “Grit”

Today, my guest is Angela Duckworth, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, a #1 New York Times best seller and TED Speaker (which is among the most-viewed of all time). She is also the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development. She is also the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, faculty co-director of the Penn-Wharton Behavior Change For Good Initiative, and faculty co-director of Wharton People Analytics. A 2013 MacArthur Fellow, Angela was a McKinsey management consultant and a math and science teacher in the public schools of New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. Angela has a BS from Harvard (magna cum laude), an MSc (with distinction) from Oxford and a PhD in Psychology as a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 
 

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