• Brandminds 2020

One of the TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE OF 2019 according to TIME MAGAZINE

Tara Westover is an American historian and writer known for her unique and courageous education journey. She was born to Mormon survivalist parents opposed to public education. Tara taught herself enough mathematics, grammar, and science to take the ACT and be admitted to Brigham Young University. She graduated magna cum laude winning a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Tara was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2019.

EDUCATED - 70 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller
Her book, Educated, is an account of the struggle for self invention. It is a story that gets to the heart of what education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one’s life through new eyes, and the will to change it.
  • CAMBRIDGE PhD in HISTORY

    She earned an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2009, and in 2010 was a visiting fellow at Harvard University. She returned to Cambridge, where she was awarded a PhD in history in 2014.

  • 2019 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE

    Educated was long-listed for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence and had spent 70 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. Former U.S. President Barack Obama named Educated as one of the books on his summer reading list of 2018, just as Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates.

  • AWARDS & RECOGNITION

    Tara was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2019

    Educated was named the Book of the Year by the American Booksellers Association

    One of the New York Times’s 10 Best Books of 2018

    Long-listed for the Carnegie Medal of Excellence

    Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Autobiography

    Amazon Editors’ pick for the Best Book of 2018

    Apple’s Best Memoir of the Year

    Audible’s Best Memoir of the Year

    Former President Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of the Year list

    Bill Gates’s Holiday Reading list

TARA WESTOVER is coming to BUCHAREST at BRAND MINDS

on 4th of May 2020, where she’ll be giving a speech about

THE POWER OF EDUCATION.

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