Dr. Leonard Sax, a psychologist and family physician, will give a talk on "Yes! Gender Matters" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Hillview Middle School's Performing Arts Center, 1100 Elder Ave. in Menlo Park.
The talk is part of the Hillview parent education speaker series that is open to the public.
Dr. Sax will discuss ways that gender affects the emotional challenges that children face in and outside of the classroom.
The author of "Why Gender Matters," "Boys Adrift" and "Girls on the Edge," will share strategies and tactics for helping kids thrive in an increasingly competitive and stressful world, whatever their gender.