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For Release through April 7

DALLAS  •  “See Jane Win” is the title of Dr. Sylvia Rimm’s book and the topic of her presentation at Brookhaven College from 7-8 p.m. April 7 in Building B, Room B304. Parents, teachers and counselors are encouraged to take this opportunity to hear from New York Times bestselling author clinical professor of psychiatry, Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D., about how to encourage children to achieve. Tickets are available for $20.

Rimm, director of the Family Achievement Clinic at the Cleveland Clinic Westlake Family Health Center in Westlake, Ohio, investigated more than 1,200 women who were happy and successful in both traditional and non-traditional careers to find out what in their childhood helped them succeed as women. She has translated her findings into a presentation for parents who want to help their children build self-esteem, cope with competition improve family relationships and much more.

The Farmers Branch Carrollton American Association of University Women, AAUW Student Affiliates and Brookhaven College are sponsoring the event. Contact Delryn Fleming, English professor at Brookhaven College, for additional information at 972-860-4772.



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