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Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Brené Brown Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work.

Brené Brown has spent the past fifteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times Bestsellers – The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong.

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book the daring way
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Brené Brown’s TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 27 million views.

Brené is the Founder and CEO of COURAGEworks – an online learning platform that offers classes for individuals and families on braver living and loving and BRAVE LEADERS INC – a platform that brings her latest research on leadership development and culture change to organizations including corporations, schools, nonprofits, and veterans groups. Her groundbreaking research has been featured on PBS, NPR, CNN and Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday. Here are some of Brené Brown’s speaking engagements:


Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW and Michelle Gannon, PhD were honored to attend the International Training Programs with Dr Brené Brown and love sharing her work at Rising Strong™ Workshop.

Brené Brown’s research based method is designed for work with individuals, couples, work teams and organizational leaders. The Rising Strong™ process can be facilitated in clinical, educational, corporate and professional settings.

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