CANCELED - Leaders as Readers: Rachel Carlson

 

This event has been cancelled. We will reschedule it soon.

Tattered Cover welcomes Rachel Carlson on Tuesday March 23rd at 12:00pm MT as a part of our Leaders as Readers series.

Tattered Cover introduces a literary event series for readers by readers. Readers are leaders in the community and literature has touched the lives of many in a variety of ways. We want to celebrate those stories that have influenced us, taught us, helped us grow, challenged us and changed us. Inviting local, influential members of our community, we want to talk to them about books and stories. What was the book that made them fall in love with reading? Where’s your favorite place to read? What book has changed your life? What books do you recommend everyone read at least once? All of these questions and more are answered as we go beyond the surface, dive into the magic of books, and authentically engage with the community through the best way we know how: stories.

Rachel Carlson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Guild Education, a fast-growing company that helps employers offer higher education to their frontline employees. Guild is on a mission to unlock opportunity for the 88 million Americans who are in need of education and reskilling in order to compete in the future of work.

Guild partners with Fortune 1000 companies like Walmart, The Walt Disney Company, Chipotle, Lowe’s and Discover Financial, helping their employees go back to school in partnership with leading non-profit universities. Guild has been listed on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and named a Fast Company Most Innovative Company, Woman-Owned Business of the Year and Employee Initiative of the Year.

Prior to founding Guild, Rachel was the CEO of Student Blueprint and worked for the 2008 Obama campaign before serving in the Obama White House. Rachel holds an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business as well as an M.A. in Education and B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. Rachel lives in Denver with her husband, David, and their twin girls, Lily Grace and Magnolia.

 

Registration includes access to this live stream event the night of the event, before it is posted on Tattered Cover's YouTube Channel, two days after.

 

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