A Path Appears: Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

Presented in conjunction with Berkeley Arts & Letters

  • Venue: First Congregational Church of Berkeley
  • Date: December 4, 2014
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: Advance: $15/$10 student. At the door: $20 (no discounts)

In their No. 1 New York Times bestseller Half the Sky, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institutions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. 

Their new title, A Path Appears is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the samewhether with a donation of $5 or $5 million, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses.  It's an essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroada road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

Talk followed by audience Q&A and book signing.


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    Nicholas Kristof

    Now an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof was previously bureau chief in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. He won his second Pulitzer in 2006 for his columns on Darfur. 


    He is co-author, with his wife Sheryl WuDunn, of three previous books: Half the Sky, Thunder from the East, and China Wakes. They were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for their coverage of China and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2009. 


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    Sheryl WuDunn

    Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, is a business executive, lecturer, and best-selling author. Currently, she is a senior managing director with Mid-Market Securities, an investment banking boutique, helping growth companies, including those operating in the emerging markets.


    She also worked at The New York Times as both an executive and journalist: in management roles in both the Strategic Planning and Circulation Sales departments at The Times; as editor for international markets, energy and industry; as The Times’ first anchor of an evening news headline program for a digital cable TV channel, the Discovery-Times; and as a foreign correspondent for The Times in Tokyo and Beijing, where she wrote about economic, financial, political, and social issues. She is co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.