About Brené Brown

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“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”

Brené Brown

About Brené Brown

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation, Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness. Brené’s TED talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 35 million views. In the Netflix documentary,  Brené Brown: The Call to Courage (April 2019), she discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty. Brené lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, Steve, and their children, Ellen and Charlie.