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In her ten years as a science-based parenting columnist, Melinda has uncovered many surprising truths about raising kids. She has developed a deep knowledge of the child development research and is able to provide practical, evidence-based strategies on a range of issues, including the best way to foster generosity and empathy in kids, how to raise anti-racist kids, how to help siblings get along, how to talk with kids about complex issues, how to handle screens and technology, and how to foster healthy self-esteem. She has shared her wisdom in talks and workshops given at schools, universities, professional conferences, and community events. Melinda also has experience talking about workplace burnout, resilience, science journalism and science communication.
Popular programs include:
- Raising Anti-Racist and Anti-Sexist Kids
- How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes
- Five Common Parenting Mistakes — And What to Do Instead
- The Best Ways to Foster Kids’ Self-Esteem and Resilience
- Why We Hurt Kids When We Rescue Them
- How To Help Anxious Kids
- The Truth about Bullying
Melinda can also be hired to give bespoke lectures or workshops on any topics covered in her book or articles.
Recent speaking clients include The UCLA Semel Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Downtown Music Holdings, The National Ramah Commission, The Strand Bookstore, Confluent, The Commonwealth Club of California, Parents League of New York, The Big Idea Club, Hudson River Park Mothers Group, University of Scouting, and the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center.
“A wonderful presentation! Her wisdom and humor shone through, and the audience learned so much.”
— Joan Henderson, Advancement Director, The Island School, Bainbridge Island, WA
“Melinda is as thorough as she is thoughtful! Learning about psychic numbing and overcoming workplace burnout from her was insightful, relatable, and inspiring.”
— Jana Sanders, Senior Associate A&R, Downtown Music Holdings
“After being captivated by her science-based parenting articles, we were honored to host Melinda on our webinar series. What a treat! Her deep expertise inspired a chat that was more active than we had ever seen!”
— Debbie Rosen, founder, the StudyPro Executive Function and Study Skills Center
“We were fortunate to have Melinda on as a guest speaker to our membership platform and it was beyond refreshing to have an expert who can speak to both real life parenting advice, while combining this with evidence-based, knowledgeable information. She kept it real and parents walked away with actionable advice and tips!”
— Emily Silver, NP-C, IBCLC, co-founder NAPS + Nurture by NAPS
“Melinda Wenner Moyer is one of the most down-to-earth, informative, inspiring, data-driven, hopeful and knowledgeable podcast guests I have ever interviewed.”
— Joanna Mandell, host of the Clam Chatter podcast
Contact Melinda if you’re interested in booking her for an event or media appearance.
THE PARENTS LEAGUE OF NEW YORK
TUES, JAN 11 / 7 PM EST
Founded in 1913 as a coalition of parents and independent and private schools, the Parents League of New York supports families and children by providing a broad range of educational and parenting resources. Melinda will join Parents League Executive Director Barbara Scott to discuss some key insights from her book.
UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING
SAT, NOV 13 / 8:30AM EST
University of Scouting Fall Conference – Highland Falls, NY
Award-winning science journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer, author of How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes, will deliver the keynote lecture on raising kind kids at this fall training event for Scout leaders.