Jelani Memory on Using Books to Have Difficult Conversations With Kids

Jelani Memory

In The Interview: Episode #13, Ciara Pressler interviews Jelani Memory, author, publisher, and startup founder with a successful exit.

Jelani and Ciara talk about…

  • His company A Kids Book About
  • How books can help give kids permission to have difficult but necessary conversations
  • Being a creative story teller
  • Making mistakes in building a company
  • Self selection in publishing
  • How his books allow children the dignity of having complicated lives and real fears

Jelani Memory is an author, publisher, and co-founder of A Kids Book About, a collection of children’s books that kickstart challenging, empowering, and important conversations for kids and their families. Prior to founding A Kids Book About, Jelani started a tech company, raised $30 million in venture capital, and left it at the height of its success to start his publishing company.

Where to find Jelani:
www.akidsbookabout.com
Twitter: @Jelanimemory
Instagram: @jelanimemory

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