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For literary inquiries, please reach out to her agent, Kim Perel of Wendy Sherman Associates.

Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an author & speaker featured on Oprah's Lifeclass and Self, Redbook and American Hiker. Her book Gorge will be released in 2015.

University of Hawaii - Hilo

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University of Hawaii - Hilo

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Moving Mountains: Learning to build resilience and self-acceptance in the face of shame and self-doubt. Kara Richardson Whitely, author of Gorge and Weight of Being, will share the story of her three treks up Mount Kilimanjaro and the lessons she learned about loving herself where she was and going from there.

Earlier Event: October 25
Binge Eating Disorder Symposium