The Fifth Annual CHPPP Lecture on Science, Technology & Society: The Science of Success featuring Paul Tough


October 18, 2012
November 15, 2012
UChicago Creative


The Center for Human Potential and Public Policy (CHPPP), in collaboration withthe Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group, present the Fifth Annual Lecture on Science, Technology, & Society featuring Paul Tough. 

In his lecture-- "The Science of Success"-- Mr. Tough will explore ideas and themes from his new book How Children Succeed, in which he examines how character traits can help children overcome the constraints of poverty and narrow the achievement gap.

Following the lecture, a panel of experts responds to Mr. Tough's talk, followed by a Q & A session.  The panel included: Joshua Anderson, Executive Director, Teach for America-Chicago, Jonathan Guryan, Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Ariel Kalil (moderator), Director, Center for Human Potential and Public Policy; Professor, The Harris School of Public Policy Studies and Diana Rauner, President, Ounce of Prevention Fund.