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Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson in Conversation with Sir Anthony Seldon: What I Wish I’d Known When I Was Young

7 July | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Times columnists Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson speak to Sir Anthony Seldon about their new book, What I Wish I’d Known When I Was Young: the Art and Science of Growing Up. The hosts of the acclaimed podcast Past Imperfect will discuss some of the most inspirational stories they have heard from prime ministers, pioneers and poets to CEOs, chefs, actors and archbishops, sports stars and Nobel prize-winning scientists, as they seek to answer: why is it that often the people with the hardest beginnings in life become the most successful adults? And is there something to learn from those people, who perhaps have the strongest sense of what matters most?


7 July
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Rachel Sylvester, Chair, The Times Education Commission, Alice Thomson, Journalist, The Times, Sir Anthony Seldon, Deputy Chair, The Times Education Commission