Your Bravery Gift Guide 🎁

Because there’s room for bravery in everyone’s life.

WE’RE HAVING A BABY!

After 9 years of fertility struggles, our son is being carried by an angel -- our gestational carrier Amber.

The New York Times: How to be Brave

By: Alisha Haridasani Gupta

#FailureFriday

I felt like a total imposter... lucky as hell, but not smart enough (or rich enough or white enough) to really "belong there."

#FailureFriday

Everyone was just looking at me like I was speaking a foreign language... 🤦‍♀

#FailureFriday

My reaction? Pulling my hair out and screaming.

Just Start (ft. Sarah McBride)

On the season finale of season 4, Reshma Saujani faces her 'ledge'

Everyday Bravery: Just start

It really is as simple as that

#FailureFriday

Who let me go out with my hair like this??

Brave, Not Perfect Challenge – Ask The Dumb Question

Challenge: Raise your hand in a meeting, make your voice heard in every room you're in

Ask the Dumb Question (ft. Dr. Joy Bradford)

Reshma Saujani explores why we wait to have the perfect question to raise our hands

#FailureFriday

I wanted to jump out of the car and hand my friend the wheel back but then I realized how quick we are to quit when we feel stupid.

Do Something You Suck At (ft. Paola Mendoza)

Are you constantly giving up on new hobbies because you're not good at it from the start? Reshma explores how to break away from that perfection mindset.

Do Something You Suck At

Challenge this week: Get a hobby.

#FailureFriday

See that crazy look in his eyes? I’ve tried, I really have...

Use Your Hands (ft. Angela Duckworth)

Reshma explores the way young girls are discouraged from working through challenges and sitting with frustration.

Everyday Bravery: Use Your Hands

Hang up a picture frame, troubleshoot that IT problem. Do something you've told yourself you can't do because you're not technical/handy/etc.

#FailureFriday

Anyone else take up a hobby and immediately want to quit? Same.

Let’s Get Physical (ft. Madame Gandhi)

Let’s work that bravery muscle—literally! Reshma explores the ways we’ve been teaching young girls to be fearful and gives you a bravery challenge to help you unlearn those messages.

Everyday Bravery: Let’s Get Physical

Get active! Try something physical that you've never done before not for the sake of getting fit or losing weight but to do something new!

Brave, Not Perfect Challenge – No Fucks Given

Challenge: Be like Cardi B, do something that screams I don't care

Stop People Pleasing

Is worrying what other people think holding you back? Reshma explores how we can stop giving so many fucks.

Everyday Bravery: Stop People Pleasing

Do one simple thing you wouldn’t normally do, because you’re worried about what someone else might think.

#FailureFriday

I have to admit it: when my producer sent me the first cut, my reaction was “Nope. I can’t put that out there.”

Take the Brave, Not Perfect Challenge

Join a six-week crash course to free yourself from the chokehold of perfection and rewire yourself for bravery

Digital Summit: Charlotte

October 3, 2019

The Well

September 17, 2019

Town Hall with AOC

Reshma and Girls Who Code hosted a Brave, Not Perfect Townhall with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Commonwealth San Francisco

Reshma spoke at a sold-out Commonwealth conversation

92Y with Stephanie Ruhle

Reshma joined NBC News Correspondent, Stephanie Ruhle at NYC's 92Y

Coming Soon: New Season of Brave, Not Perfect Podcast

Tune in every Tuesday for interviews, tips, and tricks on how we can all live our most #BraveNotPerfect lives with Reshma Saujani

Welcome to Our New Home

Brave, Not Perfect has a new home... and this is it!

Coming Soon: Episode 1

Season 4, Episode 1 premiers Tuesday, August 6. Stay tuned!

Coming Soon: Episode 2

Season 4, Episode 2 premiers August 13. Stay tuned!

#FailureFriday

We all know mom guilt is SO real... but I'm starting to think aunt guilt is almost worse...

#FailureFriday

Does my son really need a dance party before we brush our teeth every night?

#FailureFriday

Taking inventory of the things I avoid... like doing my own taxes

#FailureFriday

It all came out when we slowed down on vacation...

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Reshma Saujani joins Dax Shepard in the attic on Armchair Expert

Interview with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Go for the moonshot with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Reshma on this episode of Brave, Not Perfect.

The Cut: Do You Believe You Need to Be Perfect?

By Reshma Saujani for The Cut

Interview with Rebecca Traister

Get "Good and Mad" with bestselling feminist writer Rebecca Traister and Reshma on this episode of Brave, Not Perfect.

Interview with Stacey Abrams

Hear from Stacey Abrams on her run for Governor on this eposide of Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani