With Mary Gordon, Founder of Roots of Empathy


Mary Gordon is an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator, best-selling author, child advocate and parenting expert. In 1996, Gordon founded Roots of Empathy, a pioneering, evidence-based classroom program that helps to reduce levels of aggression among schoolchildren, while raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. To date, the program has reached 450,000 children worldwide.

… On Friday, Oct. 12, from 3:30-5:00 p.m., in Room 151 of the Bronfman Building, Gordon will present a special homecoming lecture organized by the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Social Economy Initiative.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, October 10, 2012