Upcoming PIA Events 2016 - 2017

FALL SEMINAR 2016

Teens and Sex

Understanding Consent & Healthy Decision Making.

Wed Oct 26, 7 - 8:30pm
Trevor Day Auditorium, 312 E 95th St

HEAR expert panelists Ted Bunch, Justine Fonte and Rachel Henes address the compelling topic of Consent, and how to talk to your teen.

Fall 2016 PIA
Benefit Luncheon

Thurs, Nov 10, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Colony Club, 564 Park Ave at 62nd St

Support PIA! Join us for luncheon and hear guest speaker Perri Peltz: documentary film maker, health advocate, broadcast journalist and Aspen Ideas Speaker.

Teen Scene 2017

Monday, February 6, 6 - 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Our popular annual Signature Event returns: Independent School Teen Panelists, moderated by PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino speak candidly about life in the high school years in NYC.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Frank Bruni on College Admissions Mania

November 2015   PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue​

Fall 2016
PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often, “we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience with practical and welcome advice.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

An Evening for Fathers with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money, Ron offered a thoughtful and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

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Teens and Sex:

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Wed Oct. 26, 7 - 8:30 pm
Trevor Day Auditorium, 312 East 95th St

Hear expert panelists Ted Bunch, Justine Fonte,
Rachel Henes and Emi Nakazato address the compelling
topic of Consent, and how to talk to your teen.

Details

FALL SEMINAR 2016

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Fall 2016 PIA
Benefit Luncheon

Thursday, November 10, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Colony Club, 564 Park Avenue at 62nd Street

Support PIA! Join us for luncheon and hear guest speaker
Perri Peltz: documentary film maker, health advocate, broadcast
journalist and Aspen Ideas Speaker.

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TEEN SCENE 2017

Monday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Trinity School, 101 W. 91st Street

Our popular annual Signature Event returns: Independent
School Teen Panelists, moderated by PIA’s Lucy Martin Gianino
speak candidly about life in the high school years in NYC.

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Frank Bruni on College
Admissions Mania

November 2015    PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where
You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be
, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit
audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get
you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue

​​Fall 2016   PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial
Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often,
“we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering
compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear
guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience
with practical and welcome advice.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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An Evening for Fathers
with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on
March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times
columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book,
The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded,
Generous and Smart About Money
, Ron offered a thoughtful
and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Spotlight on Facilitators:
MAGGIE LEAR

by Melanie Wells

Maggie Lear, in her third year as a PIA facilitator, finds that “good facilitation is so much more of an art than a science.” Maggie notes she is “enjoying” it, and recalls that she first learned about PIA…
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Guest Column

Don’t Fall for the Common Habits Myth that Stops People from Making Successful Change

by Gretchen Rubin
PIA

People often ask me, “Why do we struggle so hard to change our habits–why do we so often fail?” There are a few reasons, but there’s one big one — a popular myth about habits that leads people astray. It makes them accuse themselves of being lazy, self-indulgent, and lacking in will power. It causes them to fail. What is this myth? It’s the myth that there’s a magic, one-size-fits-all solution for habit change…

Question of the Month: September 2016

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