More than ever, today’s youth are stressed, lonely, and failing to launch in real life. With the current situation in Israel, across the world and all the uncertainty, how do we help children flourish and succeed ?

Raising Thrivers: Seven Teachable Strengths That Set Happy, Healthy, High-Performing Kids Apart, with educational psychologist and best-selling author of Thrivers, Dr. Michele Borba.

Dr. Borba’s research has identified seven teachable traits that make the difference between children who struggle and those who succeed: self-confidence, empathy, self-control, integrity, curiosity, perseverance, and optimism.

In this webinar, you will learn why each trait is critical for personal success and gain practical takeaways you can implement in your parenting to boost your children’s resilience.

Dr. Michele Borba Bio:
Michele Borba, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned educator, award-winning author, and parenting child expert recognized for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children’s character, resilience, and reduce peer cruelty.

Dr. Borba is as well known for her warm, down-to-earth speaking style as she is for cutting edge insights. Her informative presentations leave audiences with usable strategies. A sought-after motivational speaker, she has spoken on 30 countries in six continents and served as a consultant to hundreds of schools and corporations. Clients include Sesame Street, Harvard, U.S. Air Force Academy, 18 U.S. Army bases in Europe and the Asian-Pacific, H.H. the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ,and a TEDx Talk: “Empathy Is a Verb.” She offers realistic, research-based advice culled from a career working with over one million parents and educators worldwide.

She is the award-winning author of 25 books translated into 21 languages, including her most recent book, Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine as well as Nobody Likes Me, No More Misbehavin’, Don’t Give Me That Attitude!, Building Moral Intelligence, Parents Do Make a Difference, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions, End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy, and UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World.

Dr. Borba is a former classroom and special education teacher with a wide range of teaching experience, including work in a private practice with children with learning and emotional disabilities. She received a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling from the University of San Francisco, an M.A. in Learning Disabilities and B.A. from the University of Santa Clara, and Life Teaching Credential from San Jose State University. She lives in Palm Springs, California with her husband and has three grown sons.

More information:, Twitter @MicheleBorba, Instagram: @drmicheleborba