Your Life Calling
“By the end of 2014, every baby boomer turned 50. It’s the beginning of a new and aspirational time of life. The question for most of us is: ‘What am I going to do for the next 40 years?” -Jane Pauley, Parade magazine
In this moderated Q&A session, based on her new book, Your Life Calling: Reimaging the Rest of Your Life, Ms. Pauley will help people see themselves in a powerful new way. Having undergone her own "reinventions" in her work and life, Ms. Pauley is now inspiring others to reinvent themselves. Sharing her own journey and stories from others, Ms. Pauley will assist, inform, and inspire audiences. "The years after 50 can be a time of great productivity, meaningful work, pleasure, creativity, and innovation. It's a huge opportunity," says Ms. Pauley.
Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue
Recognized as a powerful advocate in the field of mental health, Ms. Pauley speaks candidly in this moderated Q&A session about being diagnosed with mental illness at the age of 50, after medical treatment for hives triggered a previously unrecognized vulnerability to bipolar depression. She also addresses her subsequent journey of self-reflection and wellness, which she chronicled in her New York Times bestselling memoir, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue.
A familiar face on morning, daytime and primetime television, and one of broadcasting’s most respected journalists, Jane Pauley is host of CBS Sunday Morning. Pauley began her network career as co-host of TODAY for thirteen years, anchored Dateline NBC for more than a decade and hosted her own daytime program, The Jane Pauley Show.
Pauley is the recipient of multiple Emmys, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding achievement. Pauley is a member of the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame.
Pauley has written two New York Times bestsellers. A memoir, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue (2004) and Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life (2014).
A longtime advocate in children’s health and education, Pauley is a member of the Board of Directors of Children's Health Fund, The Mind Trust and Encore.org and is a highly regarded spokesperson in mental health. She and her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, are the parents of three grown children.