Character Day


Can you learn to be braver? Can practice make you  more persistent? Is it possible to cultivate your curiosity?

Aiming to ignite a global conversation on how character strengths can be learned, practiced, and cultivated, award-winning filmmaker Tiffany Shlain (CONNECTED, THE FUTURE STARTS HERE) will premiere her new film, THE SCIENCE OF CHARACTER, online and at hundreds of schools, organizations, and homes around the world on Thursday, March 20th.

Challenging the conventional belief that people are stuck with the character attributes they are born with, THE SCIENCE OF CHARACTER reveals how it is possible for anyone to build up their core character strengths and use them to achieve greater personal, academic, and professional success and happiness. The film premiere will serve as the centerpiece of #CharacterDay, a 24-hour series of live events and online conversations highlighting the expanding catalog of scientific research proving that positive characteristics like self-control, optimism, and gratitude can be nurtured and developed.