Michele Borba, Ed. D., is the author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World and is an internationally renowned educational psychologist, and an expert in parenting, resilience, and character development. A sought-after motivational speaker, she has spoken in 19 countries on five continents and served as a consultant to
hundreds of schools and corporations including Sesame Street, Harvard, U.S. Air Force Academy, 18 US Army bases in Europe and the Asian-Pacific, H.R.H. the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, a TEDx Talk: “Empathy Is a Verb” and is the recipient of Sanford N. McDonnell Award for Lifetime Achievement in Character Education. She offers realistic, research-based advice culled from a career working with over one million parents and educators worldwide. Dr. Borba is a regular NBC contributor who appears regularly on Today and has been featured as a parenting expert on Dateline, The View, Dr. Phil, NBC Nightly News, Fox & Friends, Dr. Oz, and The Early Show, among many others. She lives in Palm Springs, California, with her husband, and is the mother of three grown sons.