A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof

A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof

Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide


On Wednesday, October 14, 2009, the International Museum of Women and the World Affairs Council of Northern California in San Francisco proudly hosted an evening with internationally acclaimed journalist Nicholas Kristof as part of I.M.O.W.'s speaker series.

To listen to a podcast of the event, click here.
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A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof, Oct. 14,2009

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Kristof at I.M.O.W.'s speaker series event View Larger >
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.


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BRILLIAT!!Would like to meet Nicholas kristoff and jane Wales-enjoyed the video immensely! Would like to order the book-how can I? and how can I meet them when next in the US??? which would be soon as have my son and wife who is Chinese american in Arizona andwho had a baby girl Lara in december breaking the Indian Family spell of just males!I believe as women we have to be catalysts and be the change we want to see! Thanks

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Hi Anita! Thank you for your comment, and congratulations on your new grandchild!

The tour schedule for "Half the Sky" can be found here: http://www.halftheskymovement.org/events

Here is information about purchasing the book:

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