Please join us for our annual fundraiser luncheon to hear from renowned parent-teen communication expert and pediatrician, Dr. Ken Ginsburg, who will share highlights from his new book, Congrats, You’re Having a Teen! While the teen years may bring challenges, Dr. Ginsburg will help us see that this time is one of the most exciting, important phases of child development. You will learn concrete strategies to help guide adolescents toward a thriving adulthood and strengthen your relationships with them for life.

Following the keynote presentation, Dr. Ginsburg and Challenge Success Co-Founder, Denise Pope, Ph.D., will engage in a discussion to further help us understand, encourage, support, love, and celebrate the teens in our lives.

Online registration is now closed. Please reach out to Caitlin Ciannella directly to inquire about ticket availability. Thank you!

Who should attend

Parents, Educators, Mental Health Professionals, Supporters, and Donors


The Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306


11:30AM Doors Open
12:00PM Luncheon Begins


Dr. Kenneth R. Ginsburg

Ken Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, is Founding Director of CPTC and Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He travels the world speaking to parent, professional, and youth audiences and is the author of 5 award-winning parenting books including his new book, “Congrats, You’re Having a Teen!

Denise Pope, Ph.D.

Dr. Pope is a Challenge Success Co-Founder, Stanford University Senior Lecturer, author of Doing School, and co-author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!