A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof
Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof, Oct. 14,2009
Nicholas Kristof is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and New York Times columnist dedicated to giving "a voice to the voiceless." He has reported in 140 countries, receiving two Pulitzer Prizes for his coverage of China's Tiananmen Square democracy movement and Sudan's Durfurian genocide.
Kristof has also coauthored three books with his wife, Sheryl WuDunn. Their most recent book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, has received wholehearted praise from humanitarians, activists and journalists alike. Kristof discussed Half the Sky in conjunction with the launch of Economica: Women and the Global Economy.
For I.M.O.W.'s speaker series event, Nicholas Kristof appeared in conversation with Jane Wales, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Northern California. Wales is also Vice President of the Aspen Institute and Co-founder of the Global Philanthropy Forum.