Speaker Series


Our Speaker Series is held monthly with lectures running from October through May. Lectures are free for WMF members and begin with a social hour with wine and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a presentation and Q&A session.

Previous speakers have included:

  • Katie Hurley, LCSW, author of The Happy Kid Handbook and No More Mean Girls
  • Jancee Dunn, journalist and author of How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids
  • Kim Brooks, journalist and author of Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear
  • Mr. Carl Honor√©, award-wining speaker and author of In Praise of Slow
  • Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician, child development specialist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at USC School of Medicine
  • Karen Le Billion, author of French Kids Eat Everything and Getting to YUM: The 7 Secrets of Raising Eager Eaters
  • Lenore Skenazy, journalist and author of Free Range Kids
  • Alan Kazdin, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Yale University and Director of Yale’s Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic
  • Dr. Michele Borba, author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World
  • Dr. Andrea Bonior, adjunct professor at Georgtown University, media personality, and author of The Friendship Fix
  • Dr. Claudia Gold, pediatrician and author

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