Julie Lythcott-Haims at Cheltenham Science Festival

Helicopter parents hover overhead, overseeing every aspect of their child's life. Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of How To Raise an Adult and former Student Dean at Stanford University, sets out to expose the harms of this kind of over-parenting in this fascinating festival event.

  • Location

    Cheltenham Science Festival

    Helix Theatre Imperial Square

    Cheltenham

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  • Event Start Date

    09/06/2016 8:30 PM

  • Event End Date

    09/06/2016 9:30 PM

  • Price

    £9.00

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About Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims served as Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising for more than a decade at Stanford University, where she received the Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to the undergraduate experience. A mother of two teenagers, she has spoken and written widely on the phenomenon of helicopter parenting, and her work has appeared on TEDx talks and in Forbes and the Chicago Tribune. She is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.