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She Persisted: Sally Ride

Chelsea Clinton and Atia Abawi

Warwick’s presents
Chelsea Clinton and Atia Abawi
moderated by Dr. Karen Flammer

She Persisted: Sally Ride

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 4:00pm PDT

She Persisted: Sally Ride
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Join Chelsea Clinton and Atia Abawi for an inspiring conversation and Q&A! They will discuss SHE PERSISTED: SALLY RIDE, the third nonfiction book in the chapter book series inspired by Chelsea Clinton’s She Persisted. This is a free virtual event; registration is required. Please consider buying or donating She Persisted: Sally Ride when you register for the event. Your donations go to Read Across America via United Way of San Diego County.

Books purchased through Eventbrite will include autographed bookplates from Clinton and Abawi, while supplies last.
$5.99 + tax & fee: Includes one copy of She Persisted: Sally Ride, held at Warwick's to be picked up at your convenience after the event or donated to Read Across America.
$9.49 + tax & fee: Includes one copy of She Persisted: Sally Ride, shipped to your home after the event (shipping within 48 contiguous states only).
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Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game; Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma's Gardens and Gutsy Women; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. Atia Abawi is a foreign news correspondent who spent ten years living and working in Afghanistan and then the Middle East. She was born to Afghan parents in West Germany and was raised in the United States. She is the critically acclaimed author of The Secret Sky and A Land of Permanent Goodbyes. She currently lives in California with her husband, Conor Powell, their son, Arian, and their daughter, Elin.

As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride broke barriers and made her dreams come true. But she wanted to do even more! After leaving NASA, she created science and engineering programs that would help other girls and women make their dreams come true as well. In this chapter book biography by Atia Abawi, readers learn about the amazing life of Sally Ride - and how she persisted.

Dr. Karen Flammer is the Director of Digital Learning at UC San Diego. She served as Interim Director from March - September 2017, during which time she worked with UC San Diego faculty and the Teaching + Learning Commons to launch a MOOC Professional Certificate Program on the EdX platform and launch a Micromasters in Data Science online. Dr. Flammer is also co-founder and former Senior Vice President of Sally Ride Science, a STEM education technology company dedicated to inspiring young people in STEM and to promoting STEM literacy.

Code of Conduct: By registering for this event, you are agreeing to refrain from engaging in inappropriate behavior and harassment of any kind throughout the course of this event (i.e. racial slurs, profanity, hate speech, spam comments, etc.). Please note that any participants who engage in inappropriate behavior or harassment of any kind will be immediately ejected from this event.

She Persisted: Sally Ride Cover Image
By Atia Abawi, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593115930
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - March 2nd, 2021