October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In-Person: An Afternoon with Danni Washington Celebrating Rebel Girls Fest!
Books & Books presents…
AN AFTERNOON WITH DANNI WASHINGTON
(Rebel Girls, $27.99)
Sunday, October 8th, 12:00 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables
Books & Books is thrilled to present an afternoon with Danni Washington as she celebrates Rebel Girls all over the country!
This is in part of celebrating Rebel Girls in a REBEL GIRLS FEST: LOUDER TOGETHER happening at other bookstores across the country.
Join us as she discusses Dear Rebel:145 Women Share Their Best Advice for the Girls of Today (Rebel Girls, $27.99).
This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.
About the Book:
More than 125 extraordinary teens and women share their advice, experiences, and the secrets of their success—in their own words. Through letters, poems, essays, self-portraits, and more, the authors tackle topics like overcoming obstacles, discovering your passion, and dreaming big.
Learn how Ms. Marvel actor Iman Vellani connected with her roots through her character. Read about how March for our Lives co-founder Jaclyn Corin found her voice as an activist. Follow mountaineer Carla Pérez on the final 100 meters to the top of Mount Everest. This rich collection of first-person stories has something for everyone, inspiring young readers to try new things, face their fears, and be themselves.
Dear Rebel includes contributions from: Samantha Barry, Jill Culton, Melinda French Gates, Laurene Powell Jobs, Maria Teresa Kumar, Philomena Kwao, Geetha Murali, Catt Sadler, Randi Zuckerberg. . . and many more! Plus, scannable codes let you listen to bonus audio stories in the Rebel Girls app.
About Rebel Girls:
REBEL GIRLS is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to helping raise the most inspired and confident generation of girls through content, experiences, products, and community. Originating from an international best-selling children’s book, Rebel Girls amplifies stories of real-life women throughout history, geography, and field of excellence. With a growing community of nearly 20 million self-identified Rebel Girls spanning more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, award-winning podcast, events, and merchandise. With the 2021 launch of the Rebel Girls app, the company has created a flagship destination for girls to explore a wondrous world filled with inspiring true stories of extraordinary women.
About Danni Washington:
DANNI WASHINGTON is fierce, focused, and on a mission. As a world-renowned television host and science communicator, Danni is the first African-American woman to host a nationally broadcast syndicated science television series and has hosted a wide variety of STEM shows including Ocean Invaders on PBS Nova, CBS Mission Unstoppable, Xploration Nature Knows Best, Science the $#!@ Out Of It on Facebook Watch, and Strange Evidence on the Science Channel. She is also the host of Season 1 of The Genius Generation podcast produced by Seeker and Trax which spotlights young people behind an incredible invention, entrepreneurial pursuit, or discovery using science. Danni continues to educate youth on the importance of ocean conservation, STEM innovation and environmentalism using mediums that acutely connect: science, arts and media. Her simplification of what is at stake with our planet makes her a mainstay in conservation and STEM advocacy.