Michael Gurian

Marriage and Family Counselor and New York Times Bestselling Author

ATLANTA

Session: Boys & Girls Learn Differently: Why Gender-Based Instruction Works

Michael Gurian is a marriage and family counselor in private practice and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages. As a social philosopher, he has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology and brain research into homes, schools, corporations, and public policy. The Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs, and trains professionals.

Dr. Gurian travels extensively to provide keynotes and consulting. He has spoken for the United Nations on violence against women; provided information on boys’ and girls’ educational needs to the White House; and briefed Members of the 114th Congress on the boy crisis in America. A number of Dr. Gurian’s books have sparked national debate, including The Wonder of Boys, The Wonder of Girls, Boys and Girls Learn Differently!, and Leadership and the Sexes.