Keynote Presenter Rosalind Wiseman
Nationally Recognized Expert on Teen Social Challenges
Rosalind Wiseman is a best-selling author, sought-after speaker, and an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying and social justice. In a keynote presentation, Wiseman will share her insights on how to speak one’s truth with authenticity, conviction and dignity, and applying this to interactions with family, friends, teachers and classmates in a variety of everyday life settings. Read the Volta Voices article about the keynote presentation.
Wiseman’s work aims to help parents, educators and young people successfully navigate the social challenges of young adulthood. Each year, she works with tens of thousands of students, educators, parents, counselors, coaches and adminis¬trators to create communities based on the belief that each person has a responsibility to treat themselves and others with dignity. In 2011, she was one of the principal speakers at the White House Summit on Bullying. Wiseman was most recently a featured contributor in the November 21, 2013, issue of TIME magazine.
She is the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World that was the basis for the movie Mean Girls. She is also the author of the newly released Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World, which deals with the social realities that boys face every day.
In addition to her keynote presentation, Rosalind Wiseman will be available for a special concurrent session to connect and interact closely with convention attendees.