Bren B Brown
BrenÃ© Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston's Graduate College of Social Work, where she holds the Huffington Foundation-BrenÃ© Brown Endowed Chair. She also teaches management at the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business as a visiting professor. Brown has spent the last two decades researching bravery, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, including The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and her most recent book, Dare to Lead, which is the result of a seven-year study on courage and leadership. Her TEDx lecture, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world, with more than 50 million views. She also presents the Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead podcasts. She's also the first researcher to have a Netflix video lecture.
On April 19, 2019, the Call to Courage special was released on the streaming service. BrenÃ© Brown and her husband, Steve, live in Houston, Texas. Ellen and Charlie are their two children.
- The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
- Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
- The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition
- Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
- You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience