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Sheryl WuDunn

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Co-author of Half the Sky; Humanitarian

 Sheryl WuDunn Biography

The first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, Sheryl WuDunn has journeyed through several industries, from banking to journalism and book writing, pulling together critical insights to bear upon her work. Most recently, she has written a new book, A Path Appears, about spreading opportunity and making a difference in the world. Previously, she was co-author of Half the Sky, about the oppression of women and girls around the world. Sheryl has used her immense talent as a writer, speaker and thought leader to advocate for those without the resources to advocate for themselves. Selected as one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World,” WuDunn has helped raise awareness about the challenges facing women, such as sex trafficking. A highly successful business executive and best-selling author, she currently works with entrepreneurs in new media, technology and social enterprise at Mid-Market Securities, a small investment banking boutique in NYC.

In her inspirational best-selling book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – written with her husband, Nicholas Kristof – WuDunn goes beyond simply exposing the devastating daily reality for so many of the world’s women, and uses the powerful book as a call to action for solutions. The book had an immense impact on exposing the plight of oppressed peoples around the globe, sparking activism and a new sense of awareness worldwide. Thanks to the book’s popularity and global impact, it soon grew into a multi-platform digital media effort that now includes a highly popular documentary series on PBS, mobile games and an online social media game on Facebook.

Previously a vice president at Goldman Sachs, WuDunn has an adept understanding of macro and micro economic trends. Winning the Pulitzer Prize with Kristof for their coverage of China, WuDunn is an expert on the Chinese economy. She has co-taught on China as part of a global affairs course at Yale University, and she frequently speaks about business and economic challenges facing China to a wide range of audiences. Her on-the-ground approach to insights about China have helped many of her audiences get a much better grasp of this remarkable and expanding nation. Her stories and first-hand experiences over many years in China make the country come alive for her listeners. She discusses Chinese economic issues on major television and radio programs such as Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News and NPR. She also was an esteemed guest at President Obama's State Dinner at the White House for Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Thoughtful, engaging and clever, Sheryl WuDunn delivers her important message of leadership, hope and on-the-ground solutions in China and around the world to audiences worldwide. With her extensive global experience, and her experience working with a variety of entrepreneurs in various fields, WuDunn has unique insight on market solutions to human rights issues, taking audiences on a remarkable journey and giving them first-hand accounts of lives that are rarely seen. A commanding speaker, she is frequently called upon by senior officials both in the U.S. and abroad to speak on economic, political and social topics related to women in the developing world, the global economy, China and other emerging markets. Sharing the important stories that often go untold, Sheryl WuDunn shows audiences not only what needs to change, but how to take action to make ideas become reality.

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  • The China Challenge

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

  • Reporting Sex Trafficking, Genocide & Other Truths of the World

  • Why Students Should Care About the World - & Change It

  • A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

    Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this stirring speech by WuDunn is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, WuDunn investigates the art and science of giving by determining the current most successful local and global aid initiatives, evaluating the efficiency and impact of specific approaches and charities, as well as fund-raising. She offers practical advice to audiences on how best each of us can give and what we can personally derive from doing so. Soon to be the basis of a PBS four-hour series.

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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Sheryl WuDunn

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist; Co-author of Half the Sky; Humanitarian

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 Sheryl WuDunn Biography

The first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, Sheryl WuDunn has journeyed through several industries, from banking to journalism and book writing, pulling together critical insights to bear upon her work. Most recently, she has written a new book, A Path Appears, about spreading opportunity and making a difference in the world. Previously, she was co-author of Half the Sky, about the oppression of women and girls around the world. Sheryl has used her immense talent as a writer, speaker and thought leader to advocate for those without the resources to advocate for themselves. Selected as one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake the World,” WuDunn has helped raise awareness about the challenges facing women, such as sex trafficking. A highly successful business executive and best-selling author, she currently works with entrepreneurs in new media, technology and social enterprise at Mid-Market Securities, a small investment banking boutique in NYC.

In her inspirational best-selling book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – written with her husband, Nicholas Kristof – WuDunn goes beyond simply exposing the devastating daily reality for so many of the world’s women, and uses the powerful book as a call to action for solutions. The book had an immense impact on exposing the plight of oppressed peoples around the globe, sparking activism and a new sense of awareness worldwide. Thanks to the book’s popularity and global impact, it soon grew into a multi-platform digital media effort that now includes a highly popular documentary series on PBS, mobile games and an online social media game on Facebook.

Previously a vice president at Goldman Sachs, WuDunn has an adept understanding of macro and micro economic trends. Winning the Pulitzer Prize with Kristof for their coverage of China, WuDunn is an expert on the Chinese economy. She has co-taught on China as part of a global affairs course at Yale University, and she frequently speaks about business and economic challenges facing China to a wide range of audiences. Her on-the-ground approach to insights about China have helped many of her audiences get a much better grasp of this remarkable and expanding nation. Her stories and first-hand experiences over many years in China make the country come alive for her listeners. She discusses Chinese economic issues on major television and radio programs such as Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News and NPR. She also was an esteemed guest at President Obama's State Dinner at the White House for Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Thoughtful, engaging and clever, Sheryl WuDunn delivers her important message of leadership, hope and on-the-ground solutions in China and around the world to audiences worldwide. With her extensive global experience, and her experience working with a variety of entrepreneurs in various fields, WuDunn has unique insight on market solutions to human rights issues, taking audiences on a remarkable journey and giving them first-hand accounts of lives that are rarely seen. A commanding speaker, she is frequently called upon by senior officials both in the U.S. and abroad to speak on economic, political and social topics related to women in the developing world, the global economy, China and other emerging markets. Sharing the important stories that often go untold, Sheryl WuDunn shows audiences not only what needs to change, but how to take action to make ideas become reality.

  • The China Challenge

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

  • Reporting Sex Trafficking, Genocide & Other Truths of the World

  • Why Students Should Care About the World - & Change It

  • A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

    Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this stirring speech by WuDunn is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them. With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, WuDunn investigates the art and science of giving by determining the current most successful local and global aid initiatives, evaluating the efficiency and impact of specific approaches and charities, as well as fund-raising. She offers practical advice to audiences on how best each of us can give and what we can personally derive from doing so. Soon to be the basis of a PBS four-hour series.

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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All American Speakers is among the largest full-service talent booking agencies in the world.

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Booking Agency-related Disclaimer

Fee Information: Booking Fees to hire speakers and celebrities are determined based on a number factors and often change without notice. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. For the most current celebrity fees or to check availability, please contact a booking agent.

Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sheryl WuDunn or any artists or celebrities on this website.

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials and endorsements.

Profiles listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients, which are meeting and event planners and other buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety and selection of available talent. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read about the All American Speakers Bureau Advantage.

Due to the volume of emails and calls we receive, we can no longer respond to inquiries related to any of the following:

  • Schedules of upcoming public appearances
  • Contact info for artists or requests to forward messages.
  • Artist's TV, stage or film projects or representation
  • Media requests for print, radio or TV interviews.
  • Any inquiry not related to hiring talent for paid engagements

Related Tags: Find top-rated keynote speakers, corporate entertainers and famous personalities like Sheryl WuDunn. Find information on booking Sheryl WuDunn for appearances, speaking engagements and endorsements. Your source for booking agency and speaker bureau contact info, as well as how to contact a celebrity talent booking agent that can book Sheryl WuDunn, list of similar top-rated speakers for hire, what is the cost to book a top 10 motivational speaker, musician, comedian or famous athlete like Sheryl WuDunn.

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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