The Courage to Ask

This donation-based class benefited the Crisis Text Line.

This class raised $5884.


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About the Instructors:

Alexandra Franzen

Alexandra Franzen is a writer and entrepreneur. She’s a sought-after expert on how to craft language that inspires people to say stop stalling, say yes, and take action right now.


She’s the ghostwriter behind numerous #1 bestselling books, inspirational TEDx talks, and other speeches and presentations. She’s also the author of 6 books of her own, founder of the award-winning Tiny Press, a book publishing imprint, and a writing teacher who has taught in 18 cities around the world.


Alexandra has written articles for Time, Forbes, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, and Lifehacker. Her work has been mentioned in The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, and Inc.

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Dale Franzen

Dale Franzen is a Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning musical theatre producer, opera singer, and former Director of the Broad Stage in Los Angeles.


She has raised millions of dollars for the performing arts, education, and social justice causes, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Public Library System. She’s also a mom of three kids, a wife, and lover of shortbread cookies and tea.


Dale’s newest passion is long-distance ocean swimming, and she’s currently training for her first 1-mile ocean race. Because it’s never too late to become an athlete, author, leader, asker, or anything else you long to be.