Speaker Event - Gretchen Rubin
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About the Event
Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and
human nature. She’s known for her ability to distill and convey complex ideas with humor and clarity, in
a way that’s accessible to a wide audience.
She’s the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Four
Tendencies, Better Than Before, and The Happiness Project. She has an enormous readership, both in
print and online, and her books have sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide, in more than thirty
languages. (The Happiness Project spent two years on the bestseller list.)
On her top-ranking, award-winning podcast “Happier with Gretchen Rubin,” she discusses happiness
and good habits with her sister Elizabeth Craft.
She’s been interviewed by Oprah, eaten dinner with Daniel Kahneman, walked arm-in-arm with the
Dalai Lama, had her work written up in a medical journal, and been an answer on the game show
In her work, she draws from cutting-edge science, the wisdom of the ages, lessons from popular culture,
and her own experiences to explore how we can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive,
and more creative.
Gretchen Rubin started her career in law and was clerking for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day
O’Connor when she realized she wanted to be a writer. Raised in Kansas City, she lives in New York City
with her husband and two daughters.