Shanterra Mcbride & Rosalind Wiseman — Courageous Discomfort: How to Have Important, Brave, Life-Changing Conversations about Race and Racism - with Lena Derhally — at Conn Ave

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Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 3:00pm

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This is a free in-person event, and seating is first come, first serve.

Shanterra McBride is a Texas-based author, preacher, speaker, and teacher. She is the founder of Marvelous University, a social enterprise that offers life coaching and success planning for young people, specializing in leadership development for girls and young women. Shanterra was awarded the Profiles in Leadership Award from SMU for having made a significant impact on the city of Dallas and on the quality of life of girls and women all over the country. She is the author of Love Your Jiggle: The Girls' Guide to Being Marvelous, an inspirational book for girls ages 11 to 17. Shanterra is also an active member of the country's oldest historically Black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Rosalind Wiseman is a Colorado-based speaker and bestselling author, perhaps best known For Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping You daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, And the New Realities of Girl World, the basis for the hit movie and Broadway musical Mean Girls. She has authored several other parenting books, including Mastreminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope With Schoolyard Power, Locker-room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World; Distance Learning Playbook for Parents: Hhow to Support Your Child's Academic; Emotional and Social Learning In Any Setting; and Owning Up Curriculum. Rosalind is a regular contributor to National Public Radio, the New York Times, the Today Show, and other national media.

McBride and Wiseman will be in conversation with Lena Derhally. Derhally is a Palestinian American psychotherapist in private practice and best-selling author of true crime and non-fiction books with a focus on violence prevention. Her most recent book, The Facebook Narcissist: How to Identify and Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Social Media Narcissism examines the role social media plays in the rising narcissism in society today. Her work, writing, and expertise have been featured in O Magazine, A&E, The Washington Post, Glamour, SELF, and more. She was formerly a clinical instructor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Psychiatry at the George Washington School of Medicine and is on the board of the non-profit 1455 Literary Arts.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
Courageous Discomfort: How to Have Important, Brave, Life-Changing Conversations about Race and Racism By Rosalind Wiseman, Shanterra McBride Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797215266
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Chronicle Books - September 27th, 2022