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~~~~~~ Date and Location have been updated! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Meet us the "The Bull" downtown from 6-8pm Join us for a book club discussion of Reshma Saujani’s Brave, Not Perfect. Reshma is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code. In her popular TED Talk, she advocates for girls to learn coding as a way to practice failure and overcome expectations of “perfection”. Her book Brave, Not Perfect expands on these ideas by describing how society promotes perfection, why we should be learning to be brave instead, and how to achieve this goal. Where to get the book: Alachua county library has a couple copies Used and ebooks start at around $12 Free audiobook with an Audible trial through Amazon We’ve created a book swap here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1X36YPE4NVvW9JTZp6AxbAhlsfxra8ntdBsZIllkNC2Q/edit#gid=0 Not able to read the book? Here are some alternatives: Watch the TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/reshma_saujani_teach_girls_bravery_not_perfection?language=en Read one of the many book reviews Just read the questions below and come with some ideas! Discussion questions to get us started: 1. How does the goal of perfection operate as a barrier in your life? 2. Coding is a great tool for practicing failure. What are some other tools you currently or could use? 3. What are some good examples of bravery that you’ve seen in your field or career?