November 15, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

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Katy Milkman
James G. Dinan Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Author, How to Change

About the talk

Whether you’re a manager, coach, or teacher aiming to help others change for the better or are struggling to kick-start change yourself, this conversation can help. Katy and host Julia Lee Cunningham will talk about How to Change, a science-based guide to achieving your goals, once and for all, and helping others do the same.

About Milkman

Katy Milkman is the James G. Dinan Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, host of Charles Schwab’s popular behavioral economics podcast Choiceology, and the author of the bestselling book

How to Change: The Science of Getting From Where You are to Where You Want to Be. She is the former president of the international Society for Judgment and Decision Making and the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, a research center with the mission of advancing the science of lasting behavior change.

Over the course of her career, Katy has worked with or advised dozens of organizations on how to spur positive change, including Google, the White House, Walmart, the American Red Cross, 24 Hour Fitness, and Morningstar. An award-winning scholar and teacher, Katy writes frequently about behavioral science for major media outlets such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Economist, and Scientific American. She earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University (summa cum laude), where she studied Operations Research and American Studies and her PhD from Harvard University where, she studied Computer Science and Business.

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Julia Lee Cunningham, Center for Positive Organizations Faculty Co-Director; Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

Positive Links Speaker Series Sponsors

The Center for Positive Organizations thanks Sanger Leadership Center, Tauber Institute for Global Operations, Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, and Diane (BA ‘73) and Paul (MBA ‘75) Jones for their support of the 2021-22 Positive Links Speaker Series.

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