Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker


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 For more information, please visit the Lavin Agency’s speaker’s page for Paul.


Feb 22 2017

Norfolk, Virginia

Time: 6:00pm

Speech at Old Dominion University

Paul will discuss Helping Children Succeed in a speech at the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University, sponsored by United Way of South Hampton Roads. More Information >

Nov 4 2013

Richmond, VA

Time: 9:00am

Keynote Address at VAIS Annual Conference

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed in a keynote speech at the 2013 annual conference of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. Greater Richmond Convention Center. More Information >

Jun 13 2013

Richmond, VA

Time: 7:00pm

Speech at Sabot at Stony Point

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed with parents, policy makers, and child welfare providers at Sabot at Stony Point, an independent school in Richmond. 3400 Stony Point Road. More Information >