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|Date||Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm|
Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson will present Meredith College's 2018 Woman of Achievement Lecture on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Her topic will be “Why Prioritize Positivity?”.
Fredrickson is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab (a.k.a. PEP Lab) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Fredrickson has published >100 peer-reviewed articles and her general audience books, Positivity (2009, Crown, www.PositivityRatio.com) and Love 2.0 (2013, Penguin, www.PositivityResonance.com) have been translated into more than 20 languages. Among the most highly cited scholars in psychology, her research is funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and she serves as President of the International Positive Psychology Association.
The Woman of Achievement event is free and open to the public. For Meredith students, this event qualifies as an academic/cultural event in General Education. A public reception will follow the lecture.