Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists & Human Rights Advocates
Husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn combine journalism and activism in their unique brand of reporting centered on human rights abuses and advocacy. The first married couple to win a Pulitzer in journalism for their coverage of China’s Tiananmen Square democracy movement, they co-wrote China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power and most recently penned the best-selling Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Addressing worldwide maltreatment, marginalization, and brutality towards women, Half the Sky draws a compelling picture of the trials and triumphs of women struggling for opportunity and equality. Called "electrifying" by The Washington Post, the book inspired a special four-hour PBS series of the same name. Read More >
"Nicholas and Sheryl were a delight to work with. They let us fill their afternoon with meaningful interactions with various targeted groups and then followed up with a remarkable public presentation. We attracted over 1000 faculty, staff, students and alumni for the evening lecture. Thanks, Nick and Sheryl, for your enthusiasm, your flexibility and your presentations."
"The keynote session was outstanding! Our conference delegates from around the world representing over 60 countries were hugely inspired by Sheryl and Nick. We could not have hoped for any better opening for the conference. Their stories came from the heart and paved the way for great dialogue within our global network. Thank you again for your help in securing Sheryl and Nick for our meeting! You helped us deliver excellence and inspiration."