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.
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.
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.
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 joining BRAND MINDS LIVE
on September 25th 2020, where she’ll be giving a speech about
THE POWER OF EDUCATION.