Women Worldwide: From Oppression to Opportunity
About Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof is a Pulitzer Prize-winning op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Described as the moral conscience of today’s generation of journalists, he is widely acclaimed for his writings on human rights abuses in Africa and Asia. His latest book is Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College and studied law at Oxford University.
Other Speakers on Related Topics
- Jan Egeland: From the Frontlines of Humanity: Global Crises and Conflicts
- Chris Blattman: Why We Fight: Global Conflict and How to Avert It
- Cory Booker: Reclaiming and Empowering At-Risk Youth
- Julian Bond: Civil Rights Then and Now: The Quest for Meaningful Equality
- Michael Mandelbaum: How America Acts as the World’s Government
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