Brené Brown is an author, researcher, public speaker, educator and social worker at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. I first heard about Brené Brown when I became interested in TED talks and found her talk on vulnerability and shame entitled The Power of Vulnerability. The talk was presented at TEDxHouston in 2010. At the time of this research completed, it had 17,096,011 views. When I learned she was a social work and educator, I became a big fan and purchased her book, Daring Greatly. This is the reason I chose to write a biography on Brené Brown.
Brené Brown received her bachelors in Social Work in 1995 from the University of Texas in Austin. She went on to obtain her Master of Social Work from the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work in 1996, and later her Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work from the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work in 2002. Brené Brown is also a licensed social worker. She currently teaches and serves as Assistant Professor of Social Work Research at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She is impressive in her studies, her published works and her public speaking abilities. Brené Brown champions the research and conversation on vulnerability and shame and the cycles that affect human behavior.
Brené Brown’s contribution in social work is remarkable because of her incessant research on an area that has been and continues to be taboo for educators and practitioner; the