Glenbard to host book launch that highlights character traits that create thrivers

  • Michele Borba

    Michele Borba

By Peg Mannion
Glenbard District 87
Updated 4/7/2021 6:39 PM

On Wednesday, April 14, the Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present a book launch for "Thrivers: The Surprising Secrets of Happy, High Performing Kids in a Winner Take All World" with educational psychologist Michele Borba at 7 p.m.

Go to for the link to this webinar. Questions may be submitted to prior to the event.


To be placed on a reminder list for Glenbard Parent Series (GPS): Navigating Healthy Families events, send an email to

Borba believes the children able to flourish in our fast-paced, digitally driven world are "thrivers." She returns to GPS to share the character traits that set up young people for greater accomplishment later in life and allow them to be resilient.

Borba is the author of 24 books for parents and educators, including the bestseller "UnSelfie." She is an internationally recognized expert in parenting, empathy, social emotional learning, character development, bullying and resilience.

GPS is generously sponsored by the Cebrin Goodman Center, Community Consolidated School District 93 Birth to 5 Community Coalition, Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE), College of DuPage, DuPage Medical Group, Emmy Gaffey Foundation, Glenbard Early Childhood Collaborative, Holiday Inn/Carol Stream, Kiwanis Clubs of District 9, and Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department.

For further information, visit or contact Gilda Ross, Glenbard District 87 student and community projects coordinator, at (630) 942-7668 or

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