MEET OUR 2021 SPEAKERCeleste Headlee
Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist and professional speaker, and is the bestselling author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter and Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving. She is cohost of the weekly series Retro Report on PBS and the Scene on Radio podcast’s third season, MEN. Celeste serves as an advisory board member for ProCon.org and the Listen First Project. In her twenty-year career in public radio, Celeste has been the executive producer of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Radio and has anchored NPR programs including, Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She also cohosted of the national morning news show The Takeaway for PRI and WNYC, anchored World Channel’s presidential coverage in 2012, and received the 2019 Media Changemaker Award. Celeste lives in Washington, DC.
BOOKS BY CELESTE HEADLEE
Ready to start living YOUR best life? Be sure to pick up Celeste Headlee’s book Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving and read it before our sixth annual event on Wednesday, October 13.
Celeste’s other book, We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations that Matter, is a best-seller and another great read to prepare for our