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Here you will find inspiring, informative, and sometimes funny posts from the folks here at the WhyTry headquarters and beyond. You will also be able to view upcoming speaking events, join our newsletter, and keep up-to-date on all the latest WhyTry news.

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Resilience In Action Award, The Need for Resilience
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Parent Guide & More: 5 WhyTry Ventures You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017

Parent Guide & More: 5 WhyTry Ventures You Don’t Want to Miss in 2017
2017 is OUR year, and we want you to be a part of it! While we have already established ourselves as the World Leader in Academic Resilience, we truly believe resilience is for everyone - which means we have a lot of work to do.  Now is the time to get involved in these five amazing WhyTry ventures:   1.     Resilience...
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January 2017 Resilience in Action Award - Kimberly Boyd

January 2017 Resilience in Action Award - Kimberly Boyd
“What are we going to do with you – throw you in the trash can? Are you ever going to amount to anything?” While many others facing these questions would shut down, young Kimberly Boyd made a choice. I know for a fact I’m going to become something.  She absolutely has. As owner and clinical director for one of Houston’s largest private practic...
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December 2016 Resilience in Action Award - Dr. Laura Owen

December 2016 Resilience in Action Award - Dr. Laura Owen
Dr. Laura Owen, a research professor at American University, focuses on evaluating the impact of interventions and initiatives designed to address the persistent equity and access issues that so many students across the country face. Dr. Owen is the co-leader of the SDSU White House Convening, a partnership of the White House’s College Opportunity ...
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Christian Moore Attends the 5th National White House Convening at American University

Christian Moore Attends the 5th National White House Convening at American University
A few weeks ago, I had the honor of presenting at the 5th National White House Convening at American University in Washington, D.C.  In two whirlwind days, my colleagues and I heard from experts like Secretary of Education John King, Michelle Obama’s Chief of Staff Tina Tchen, Bill Mendoza, Executive Director of the White House ...
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November 2016 Resilience in Action Award: Callan Clark

It was nearly 20 years ago that Colorado Native Callan Clark became a school psychologist and began to fall in love with the idea of social-emotional education – focusing on the whole child and working to meet the needs of every student – not just those who were struggling on the surface. It’s this same attentiveness to student success that has led...

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