Barb is a popular speaker all around the world. Here is feedback about some of her previous engagements.
“When we were launching our learning initiatives at Hitchwood, we knew we wanted a way to engage the interest and effort of our team members at many levels — scientific, conceptual and personal. Barbara’s broad life experiences, well researched and produced material, excellent teaching methodologies, and humble, authentic style were just what we were looking for. Her “Learning How to Learn” presentation provided a great springboard for a firm-wide dialogue inspiring and supporting our team’s collective and individual commitment to mastery learning and harnessing creativity through deliberate effort and practice.” – Hitchwood Capital Management LP, Manhattan, New York
“Faculty members on my campus marveled that Barbara Oakley’s teaching tips were based on scientific facts! The session evaluations were overwhelmingly positive and described actions that faculty planned to implement right away. I received several enthusiastic thank yous, in person and via email, for bringing Barbara to our campus.” – Carla Vecchiola, Director, Hub for Teaching & Learning Resources, University of Michigan-Dearborn
“When I attended Barbara Oakley’s lecture at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security I had no idea I was about to hear what turned out to be the best presentation I’d heard in my over 25 years in the profession. Her insights into how the brain learns were truly life changing for me, and to this day influence me in how I understand myself, my colleagues and my young children.” – James Marsh, The Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Take a look to see where she’ll next be lighting up the stage!
Keynote, Blå Stjärnan Akademin, “Learning, communication and clinical problem solving: Caregivers taking care of their patients and themselves” Jan 19-20
On 19th January 2019 at Gothenburg, SwedenMORE >
Speaking for IE Business School, January 22-27, 2019
On 22nd January 2019 at Madrid Spain
2019 University of Kentucky Economics Teaching Workshop
On 13th April 2019 at Lexington, Kentucky
Keynote, Delta-Schoolcraft ISD
On 16th April 2019 at Escanaba, Michigan
Learning How to Learn, keynote and workshops, Weber State University
On 18th September 2019 at Ogden, UT