Headshot of Monica GuzmanCreating Bridges Together:

Mónica Guzmán

Bridge builder, journalist and author

Elon Common Reading Lecture

Thursday, September 21, 2023, 7 p.m.
Alumni Gym, Koury Athletic Center

Mónica Guzmán is a bridge builder, journalist and author who lives for great conversations. She is the author of the Elon University 2023-24 Common Reading selection, “I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times.”

Guzmán is Senior Fellow for Public Practice at Braver Angels, the nation’s largest cross-partisan grassroots organization working to depolarize America; founder and CEO of Reclaim Curiosity, an organization working to build a more curious world; co-founder of the award-winning Seattle newsletter The Evergrey; and adviser for Starts With Us and the Generations Over Dinner project.

A Mexican immigrant, Latina and dual U.S./Mexico citizen, she lives in Seattle with her husband and two children and is a proud liberal daughter of conservative parents.

Admission: $15 or Elon ID. Tickets will be available beginning August 22 at elon.edu/boxoffice.