EXPLORE
FORGIVENESS
Through scientific research, memoir, and
powerful stories from around the world.
FORGIVENESS IN AN
UNFORGIVING WORLD
In this compelling 9-minute talk, Megan tells her story,
defines forgiveness and explores what it makes possible
for our individual and collective lives.
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2015
On the Science of a Meaningful Life
By the Greater Good Science Center at the
University of California at Berkeley.
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egan Feldman Bettencourt is an award-winning author and inspirational speaker. She has reported from many countries, and her journalism has appeared in publications including The San Francisco Chronicle, Psychology Today, Salon, The Miami Herald, The Daily Beast, Glamour, Newsday, Southwest: The Magazine, 5280: The Denver Magazine, The Dallas Observer, LA Weekly and many others. Megan is the author of the internationally acclaimed book, TRIUMPH OF THE HEART: FORGIVENESS IN AN UNFORGIVING WORLD, which explores forgiveness through science, stories and memoir. Named a “Best Book of 2015 on the Science of a Meaningful Life” by the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California at Berkeley and a finalist for the National MS Society’s Books for a Better Life Awards, it has been featured by media including The Telegraph, The Star-Tribune, PBS, HuffPo Women, as well as nationally syndicated radio shows and popular podcasts. An alumnus of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, Megan lives in Denver with her husband and son. She speaks frequently on how forgiveness, when practiced in the right ways, can enhance not only individual health and wellbeing, but the collective health and productivity of our schools, agencies and companies.