one of the top 5 most viewed TED talks & author of Rising Strong
Dr. Brené Brown explores how to use vulnerability and shame as an asset in leadership, a topic which she has studied for the last 15 years. More than 25 million views have watched her 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, making it one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world.
She is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. Brené is the author of three #1 New York Times Bestsellers: Rising Strong, Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection. She passes along her wisdom through various learning platforms. She is the founder and CEO of Brave Leaders Inc., a platform that brings her research on leadership development and culture change to leaders and entrepreneurs as well as COURAGEworks, an online learning platform that offers classes for families and individuals on living and loving bravely.
Brave Leaders Inc. – a platform that brings her latest research on leadership development and culture change to teams, leaders, entrepreneurs, change makers, and culture shifters. Brown is also the CEO for The Daring Way, a training and certification program for helping professionals who want to facilitate her work on vulnerability, courage, shame, and empathy.