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.
Speaker Spotlight: Jane Pauley
A pioneering journalist, JANE PAULEY is the current host of “CBS Sunday Morning,” a bestselling author, and an Emmy award-winner. Starting out in the 1970s as one of the few women in male-dominated newsrooms, Pauley became a symbol for profressional women and working mothers worldwide. Praised by audiences for her relatable and personal messages, Pauley is a highly-regarded advocate for living large at all ages, mental health, and educational issues. Recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the AWMF, Pauley was recognized for using her voice to bring important stories to life. As AWMF Chair Sarah Foss said: “Speaking personally, Jane Pauley, her journalist acumen and strong representation of women as valid voices, was the reason that I joined the media industry. I know that her timeless work has inspired legions of women and men for decades and continues to move her viewers today.” At engagements nationwide, Pauley receives overwhelming praise, such as: "You were a hit, as I knew you would be! Everyone loved the style of your presentation....it is such a refreshing change from the usual 'behind the podium' speech, and really makes the audience feel a part of the conversation." (P.O.E. Sisterhood International)
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Jane Pauley is a powerful voice on mental health
One of broadcasting’s most respected journalists, JANE PAULEY is a renowned advocate for mental health and children’s health praised by audiences for her relatable and inspiring message. Pauley was diagnosed with mental illness at the age of 50, after medical treatment for hives triggered a previously unrecognized vulnerability to bipolar depression. She embarked on a journey of self-reflection and wellness, which is chronicled in her New York Times bestselling memoir Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue. Pauley helps people see themselves in a powerful new way, shining light on the possibility of reinvention. Audiences are moved by her candid remarks, and her celebrity fills the room with optimism. As one mental health foundation raved: "What an absolutely marvelous day...[Jane] is the complete package: classy, approachable, knowledgeable, passionate and compassionate! I could go on and on. The attendees had a wonderful experience, and she exceeded our expectations. We are SO appreciative." (Greater Dayton Mental Health Foundation)
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, and 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 is a highly regarded spokesperson in mental health. She and her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, are the parents of three grown children.