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Discovery Museum Speaker Series
New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni
Author Scott Barry Kaufman, CEO Neil Gordon, New York Times columnist Jessica Lahey
Dr. Anthony Rao
The Discovery Museum Speaker Series presents expert voices on matters of importance to our communities, free of charge and open to the public. Researchers, educators, best-selling authors, and field experts bring national perspective to pressing topics underscored by the Discovery Museum’s three-pronged emphasis on science, nature, and play.
All 2021 Speaker Series events will take place online via Zoom webinar, and are free and open to the public. A 6th event for the 2021 schedule is to be announced.
The speaker series is offered in collaboration with the MIT Club of Boston.
Interested to sponsor the Series?
Launched in 2013 and presented in a virtual format beginning in 2020, the Series has grown in scope each year and developed audience from across Massachusetts and beyond. Our sponsors make these important, free, community conversations possible--and get great visibility! Learn more about becoming a Speaker Series sponsor today.
Jessica Lahey will speak about substance abuse prevention—based on her research in child welfare, psychology, substance abuse, and developmental neuroscience—and provide evidence-based strategies and practical tools parents and caregivers need in... Learn More