EVENTS

Our founder, Ana Homayoun, speaks at schools and conferences around the country. For more information on her work, please visit www.anahomayoun.com. A list of events and related details are below.

January 6, 2020 | Austin, TX | Trinity School of Austin

January 16, 2020 | Tiburon, CA | St. Hilary School

January 21, 2020 | Baltimore, MD | Roland Park Country School | Details

"Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World"

In our always-on digital world, it can be hard for tweens and teens - and adults! - to successfully navigate online and IRL worlds. With empathy, compassion, and humor, noted Silicon Valley author Ana Homayoun discusses some of the modern parenting dilemmas in the age of the smartphone and speaks about her latest book, “Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World.” The book explores how the digital balancing act affects all aspects of our lives and personal wellness, and for students impacts academic abilities and social well-being as well as emotional and physical health. Ana's work, which is grounded in research and based on over fifteen years of working with students of all ages, offers practical solutions for students, parents, and educators as they navigate the ever-changing issues involving social networking and healthy teen development.

To get a sense of Social Media Wellness, please watch this video of students speaking about ways to promote social media wellness, or read some of the features below:

January 26-27, 2020 | Philadelphia, PA | 2020 NNSP Conference | Details

"Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World"

In our always-on digital world, it can be hard for tweens and teens - and adults! - to successfully navigate online and IRL worlds. With empathy, compassion, and humor, noted Silicon Valley author Ana Homayoun discusses some of the modern parenting dilemmas in the age of the smartphone and speaks about her latest book, “Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World.” The book explores how the digital balancing act affects all aspects of our lives and personal wellness, and for students impacts academic abilities and social well-being as well as emotional and physical health. Ana's work, which is grounded in research and based on over fifteen years of working with students of all ages, offers practical solutions for students, parents, and educators as they navigate the ever-changing issues involving social networking and healthy teen development.

To get a sense of Social Media Wellness, please watch this video of students speaking about ways to promote social media wellness, or read some of the features below:

February 6, 2020  | San Jose, CA | Presentation High School | Details

“The Myth of Perfect: Understanding and Overcoming the Elusively Narrow Definition of Success”
In today’s world of high expectations, many individuals – regardless of age – feel an underlying or overarching anxiety of never feeling good enough, and believing that something is “missing” in their pursuit of achievement, success, and happiness. It doesn’t have to be this way! Ana Homayoun discusses the some of the issues facing teens (and adults) today, and discusses ways to help teens identify their internal definition of perfection, and counteract the culture of perfection through defining and honing personal values, developing energizing habits, and pursuing a purpose-filled life.

February 26, 2020 | Mountain View, CA | Mountain View Public Library | Details

"Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World"

In our always-on digital world, it can be hard for tweens and teens - and adults! - to successfully navigate online and IRL worlds. With empathy, compassion, and humor, noted Silicon Valley author Ana Homayoun discusses some of the modern parenting dilemmas in the age of the smartphone and speaks about her latest book, “Social Media Wellness: Helping Teens and Tweens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World.” The book explores how the digital balancing act affects all aspects of our lives and personal wellness, and for students impacts academic abilities and social well-being as well as emotional and physical health. Ana's work, which is grounded in research and based on over fifteen years of working with students of all ages, offers practical solutions for students, parents, and educators as they navigate the ever-changing issues involving social networking and healthy teen development.

To get a sense of Social Media Wellness, please watch this video of students speaking about ways to promote social media wellness, or read some of the features below: