Fireside Chat with ‘Never Enough’ Author Jennifer Wallace

data blogOctober 2, 2023

The New Canaan Library is proud to announce a thought-provoking fireside chat with acclaimed author Jennifer Wallace, scheduled for Thursday, October 5. The event will feature a deep dive into Wallace's influential book, "Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic--and What We Can Do About It," and promises to be an evening of insightful discussion and reflection.

Jennifer Wallace, an award-winning reporter and esteemed social commentator, will be joined by Dr. Bryan Luizzi, the Superintendent of New Canaan Public Schools. Together, they will explore the critical themes of Wallace’s research, which delves into the roots of achievement culture and its impact on our youth. The conversation aims to shed light on the pressure-filled environments that children navigate and offers perspectives on fostering environments where kids feel valued and supported.

Scheduled to run from 7:00PM to 8:30PM., this event is a must-attend for parents, educators, and community members who are interested in understanding and addressing the complexities of modern achievement culture. Wallace, known for her compelling contributions to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the discussion.

The library invites all interested individuals to join this engaging and enlightening conversation. As spaces are limited, early registration is encouraged.

Never Enough

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, October 5

Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Location: New Canaan Library

Featuring: Jennifer Wallace, author of “Never Enough,” and Dr. Bryan Luizzi, Superintendent of New Canaan Public Schools.

Registration: Click here to secure your spot at this not-to-be-missed event.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of a dialogue that could reshape our approach to education and child development. Join us at the New Canaan Library for an evening that promises to be as informative as it is inspiring.