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.
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.