Does the idea of putting together furniture or changing a flat tire overwhelm you? Reshma explores the way young girls are discouraged from working through challenges and sitting with frustration. Plus, we learn a surprising secret about the founder of Girls Who Code and she gives you a challenge to strengthen your bravery muscle. You can leave a voicemail with Reshma for your Brave, Not Perfect story or a question at 347-76-BRAVE. Plus, you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @ReshmaSaujani.
Guests: Psychologist Angela Duckworth, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance & MacArthur genius grant winner, gives Reshma valuable advice for her bravery challenge and gives insight about how we should all use our grit. Patrice Banks, founder of Girls Auto Clinic, talks to Reshma about her journey from being an “auto air head” to opening her own car repair shop focused on empowering women to get comfortable fixing their vehicles.
Girls Auto Clinic: https://girlsautoclinic.com/
Angela Duckworth’s TED Talk: https://bit.ly/28OsF8R
The Character Lab: https://characterlab.org/