Passion. Perseverance. Success. An Evening with Angela Lee Duckworth, PhD

Posted by Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia on September 8, 2014

Pop Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Passion. Perseverance. Success.

What do these three words describe?

A. The research of MacArthur Genius Award winner Angela Duckworth, Ph.D

B. The topic for an informative and inspirational lecture by Dr. Duckworth

C. Students at Breakthrough Philadelphia

D. All of the above

If you guessed D you are correct!

For nearly 20 years, Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia has been providing a path from middle school to college for highly motivated students from Philadelphia’s neighborhood public schools, while simultaneously preparing talented young college students for careers in teaching. Our successful Students Teaching Students model creates a community of passionate learners who are challenged to discover their own limits, and supported as they persevere and grow beyond them.

Join us to hear the science behind what we have witnessed for almost 20 years!

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Time: 7:00 PM Lecture

Location: University of PA, Huntsman Hall, Dhirubhai Auditorium

Tickets are $15 and registration is required. Admission includes a pre-event Happy Hour at City Tap House.

215.261.6706 or [email protected]

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