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Susan Cain, bestselling author and acclaimed TED speaker, coming to Edwards

Readers, leaders and observers of human behavior won’t want to miss an upcoming author’s talk from Susan Cain, TED speaker and author of The New York Times bestseller “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.”

“Quiet” has sparked a national conversation about introverts, who are estimated to occupy up to one half of the country’s workplaces and classrooms. Cain’s groundbreaking book has been translated into more than 35 languages, was the subject of a Time magazine cover story and has appeared on numerous “best of” lists. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed more than 7 million times and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks.

Her June 26 talk at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards is called Quiet: How to Harness the Strengths of Introverts to Change How We Work, Lead and Innovate.

PART OF BROWNING EVENT

The talk and book signing, plus a VIP dinner with the author, are known collectively as The Browning Event, part of the college’s Women in Philanthropy Distinguished Lecture Series.

In recognition of last year’s successful lecture by Walter Isaacson, Women in Philanthropy founding member Doe Browning was inspired to create an annual event committed to bringing thought-provoking speakers to the college every June. Cain will be the next of many speakers to engage the campus and Vail Valley community over the next five years.

Admission to the event includes a wine and cheese reception, lecture and discussion. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. for the reception; the presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 ($40 for Women in Philanthropy members and their guests). A post-lecture VIP dinner at a private home is $250 ($200 for Women in Philanthropy members and their guests).

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cmcfoundation.org/cain-lecture.html or contact the CMC Foundation directly at 970-947-8361.


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