Queen Bees and Wannabes author Rosalind Wiseman will square off with psychologist Michael Thompson in a discussion on the do’s and don’ts of raising girls versus boys on Wednesday at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven.

Ms. Wiseman’s reputation has been built on striving for justice and empowerment for girls, and she has written and spoken extensively on the topic.

Mr. Thompson’s bestseller on the emotional life of boys is titled Raising Cain. His expertise as a lecturer and author has been shared with audiences of television programs from the Today Show and Oprah Winfrey to 60 Minutes and 20/20.

This dynamic pair of polished speakers meet in the second of the Summer Institute’s scholar series. The talk is open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 and seating is limited. For details, call 508-693-0745.