Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker

Appearances


Paul speaks on a number of topics, including education, child development, parenting, and community-building. For questions about lectures and speaking engagements, please contact Charles Yao, Director of Speakers at the Lavin Agency, at info@thelavinagency.com. For more information, please visit the Lavin Agency’s speaker’s page for Paul.


Past

Jun 8 2022

Colchester, VT

Time: 3:30pm

Keynote speech at AMC2022

Paul will discuss The Inequality Machine in a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling. More Information >


Jan 14 2021

Hawaii (online)

Time: 11:35am

iHuddle Keynote

Paul will discuss Helping Children Succeed at the 2021 iHuddle Virtual Event, presented by the Liliʻuokalani Trust. Event is at 11:35 a.m. Hawaii Time. More Information >


Dec 7 2020

Online

Time: 5:00pm

Wesson Lectures at Stanford

Along with Anthony Jack, Paul will deliver the 2020/21 Wesson Lectures, presented by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University. The subject: “Rising Inequalities: A Conversation on College Access, Diversity, and Social Mobility in the U.S.” The online event will include a conversation between Paul and Professor Jack, moderated by Jennifer Morton. Event is at 5 pm Pacific Time. More Information (and to register) >


Nov 10 2020

Raleigh, North Carolina

Time: 9:30am

Awake58 Virtual Town Hall

Paul will speak at “Awake58 Virtual Town Hall: Postsecondary Education and Social Mobility with Paul Tough,” an online conversation hosted by EducationNC. More Information >


Oct 14 2020

San Francisco, CA

Time: 12:00pm

Keynote at 2020 Matters of the Mind Live Virtual Fundraiser

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most at the 2020 Matters of the Mind Live Virtual Fundraiser, in support of Gateway Public Schools in San Francisco. More Information (and to register) >


Oct 13 2020

Hattiesburg, MS

Time: 6:30pm

Online Speech at the University of Southern Mississippi

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in an online presentation as part of the University Forum speaker series at the University of Southern Mississippi. More Information (and to register) >


Sep 30 2020

Online

Time: 12:45pm

Online Panel at ASU-GSV

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most with Angel Pérez and Father Steven Katsouros (both of whom are featured in the book) in an online presentation as part of the ASU+GSV Summit. More Information >


Sep 30 2020

Online

Time: 12:00pm

Online Panel at ASU-GSV

Paul will appear at the online ASU+GSV Summit, along with Caitlin Zaloom, Lauren Rivera, and Mitchell Stevens, as part of a panel discussion on “Addressing Systemic Inequities in an ‘After Disease’ World.” More Information >


Jun 11 2020

Austin, TX

Time: 2:00pm

The Inequality Machine

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in conversation with Liz Willen, an online presentation of SXSW EDU. More Information >


Mar 31 2020

San Diego, CA

Time: 10:45am

CANCELLED – Conversation on Social Mobility at ASU GSV

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most with Angel Pérez and Fr. Steve Katsouros (two higher education leaders profiled in the book) at the annual ASU GSV Summit. Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport F. More Information > [THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.]


Mar 31 2020

San Diego, CA

Time: 10:00am

CANCELLED – Conversation about Inequities in Higher Ed at ASU GSV

Paul will discuss college success and The Years That Matter Most in conversation with Lauren Rivera, Caitlin Zaloom, and Mitchell Stevens, at the annual ASU GSV Summit. Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport F. More Information > [THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.]


Mar 27 2020

Yonkers, NY

Time: 9:00am

CANCELLED – Yonkers Public Education Summit

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in a keynote speech at the annual education summit hosted by Yonkers Partners in Education. Yonkers Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center. More Information (and to register) > [THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.]