About Vivian

Vivian Harte is the co-author of Self-Esteem for Dummies in the Dummies series.  She has helped over 15,000 people learn and use assertiveness skills during the last 14 years.  She teaches online classes on assertiveness, self-confidence, and teamwork.

She has a Bachelors degree in Sociology and a Masters degree in Public Administration.  She taught college classes for many years in Tucson, Arizona.  She was the Chair of the Arizona Solar Energy Association as well as the Chair of Concerned Arizonans for Renewable Energy, a statewide group that created and lobbied for solar legislation.  She also was the Arizona Manager of the Southwest Public Recycling Association and the Outreach Director for one of the political parties.

Vivian has two grown children who are both successful.  She lives in Tucson with her husband, three dogs and two cats.