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In this conversation with grantee Angela Duckworth, founder and CEO of Character Lab and professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, she speaks about being a good person, advancing the science and practice of character development, and recognizing that you’re not always right — a trait called intellectual humility.

“Since there have been people, there has been this question of, how do I grow up to be the person that I’ll be proud of and who can be a positive influence on other people?”

Watch to learn more:

This interview is the fourth in a series of conversations with grantees that were filmed during the production of a video announcing the Foundation’s investment of approximately $325 million in twelve Strategic Priorities.