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Michele Borba

Educational Consultant and Writer

Educational psychologist and former classroom teacher, Dr. Michele Borba is as world-renowned for her warm, down-to-earth speaking style as she is for cutting edge insights and research-based programs. A sought-after motivational speaker, NBC contributor, and award-winning author of 22 books, including Building Moral Intelligence, Dr. Borba’s expertise comes from a career of working with more than one million parents and educators on six continents. Her latest, UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World, presents a revolutionary new framework for activating empathy. Dr. Borba dispels the myth that grades, scores and IQ are the quickest road to achievement and happiness. Instead, the “Empathy Advantage” and the skills it ignites, are what we really need to succeed in school, the workplace and in relationships.Dr. Borba has brought her inspiring expertise and universal insights to parents, educators, child-focused organizations, and corporate and Fortune 500 events. As one prominent parenting expert wrote, “Her advice doesn’t only apply to our children-we would all do well to follow Borba’s advice.”