Please enjoy exploring the links below.
If you’re a journalist or writer, feel free to contact me for an expert opinion or quote in your next article. If you’re a reader, please join me at an event!
Select articles in which What Girls Need is featured or I’ve been quoted.
Forbes.com profile (October 19, 2020):
How to Raise Girls with a Grit and Growth Mindset.
Adam Grant’s Leadership Books to Watch for in Summer 2020
Wall Street Journal feature:
“During Coronavirus, Every Day Is Take Your Daughter to Work Day”
Fast Company feature:
“For the next generation of young women, your influence starts with your voice.”
Working Mother article:
“What Accommodations at Work? Don’t Ask. Try Interest-Based Negotiating.”
Raising Girls to Apply Grit, Confidence, and Courage in Real-Life Situations.
Main Line Today profile:
“Baldwin’s Head of School is Releasing a New Book About Raising Confident Women”
New York Times Parenting feature:
“How to Help Your Perfectionist Kid”
LinkedIn “Working Together” newsletter:
“Working parents are struggling. Why is no one doing anything?”
New York Times Parenting feature:
“Burnt Out on Home Schooling?”
Podcasts and TV or audio interviews that explore ideas in What Girls Need.
Podcast for Wharton Business Radio’s Women@Work series (October 1, 2020) – Listen here!
Radio interview about Empowering Girls in 2020 with Connecticut WNPR’s Where We Live show (September 10, 2020)
Interview on Cheddar TV, about How to Navigate the New Normal This School Year (September 4, 2020)
Mom’s Don’t Have Time To Read Podcast with Zibby Owens – Listen here!
Care.com’s Equal Parts Podcast – How do we raise, confident ambitious girls?
What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood (Episode 167) – Asking for what we want, and teaching our daughters to do the same
Radio interview on Bloomberg Businessweek – Fun, fast-paced conversation about the book’s lessons with Carol Massar and Jason Kelly
She Said/She Said (Episode 114) – The power and importance of adaptability
Work and Life with Stew Friedman (Episode 176) – How to raise bold, courageous, resilient women – A discussion about what 21st century skills our girls need most…
Upcoming public events that will be virtual. Please join me!
The Forum of Executive Women Talk: How to Celebrate your Innate Skills
Monday, November 16, 2020 at noon
This lunch talk plus Q&A will focus on how your innate skills can be your competitive leadership advantage in today’s workplace.
Registration info here
General Assembly “How She Got There” Event
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at noon
This lunch discussion will focus on key ideas in the book and how the book’s lessons shaped Porges’ career path.
For more info, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Select past public events
Foreign Policy Research Institute’s People, Politics, and Prose Talk
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11am
This talk focused on leadership lessons and the role of women in national security and international affairs
Watch a video of this talk here!
Virtual Book Talk hosted by Main Point Books
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7pm
To watch the recording or order a signed, personalized copy of the book, contact: email@example.com
Best Business Minds Meet and Greet hosted by Angel Venture Fair
Friday, September 4, 2020 at noon
This virtual chat covered the topics in the book and also touch on issues of gender, leadership, and entrepreneurship.
Lafayette Women’s Chamber of Commerce Virtual Book Event
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7pm
This moderated discussion focused on the lessons of What Girls Need.