July 20, 2024

The Authors

Oprah Winfrey and Arthur C. Brooks posing with their book The Art and Science of Getting Happier: Build the Life You Want

Arthur C. Brooks is the William Henry Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. Previously, he served as president of the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank based in Washington, D.C. Brooks is the author of 12 books and recipient of several honorary doctorates.

Oprah Winfrey is a renowned American media executive, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is the co-author of five books. Winfrey has received numerous awards and honors, including honorary doctorates from several universities, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 18 Daytime Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, and a Peabody Award. She was born in Mississippi.