Discovery Museum Speaker Series 2020 Featuring Mary Gordon

Thursday February 27

6:30 PM  –  8:30 PM


Join the conversation at the Discovery Museum 2020 Speaker Series featuring 

Mary Gordon
The Founder and President and the inspiration behind Roots of Empathy
and Seeds of Empathy 

The Roots of Empathy in Childhood

Presented in partnership with The Children's Room.

Mary Gordon is recognized internationally as an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator, author, child advocate, and parenting expert, who has created programs informed by the power of empathy. Her organization, Roots of Empathy, was selected by the Finnish organization HundrED as one of the 100 most inspiring educational projects in the world in 2018 and 2019. Roots of Empathy was also chosen as one of the world’s top two best-practice children’s organizations by the Klaus J. Jacobs Foundation and furthermore won an UpSocial global competition of evidence-based programs that address the challenge of children at risk of social exclusion.  

Location: Ottoson Middle School, 63 Acton Street, Arlington, MA 02476

Join us at 6:30 pm for light refreshments.
The presentation will begin at 7:00 pm.

Contact Karen Kerns with any questions, or call (978) 264-4200 x 113.