She also served for many years on the advisory council of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and in 2013 was elected by alumni to the Princeton University board of trustees. While in Asia, she also reported from other areas, including North Korea, Australia, Burma and the Philippines. Sheryl WuDunn (born November 16, 1959) is an American business executive, writer, lecturer, and Pulitzer Prize winner. Reader Reviews. She also won a George Polk Award and an Overseas Press Club award, both for reporting in China. in European History in 1981. Find books by time period, setting & theme, Read-alike suggestions by book and author. Spam Free: Your email is never shared with anyone; opt out any time. A senior banker focusing on growth companies in technology, new media and the emerging markets, WuDunn also works with double bottom line firms, alternative energy issues, and women entrepreneurs. 1 New York Times best-selling book about the challenges facing women around the globe, published in 2009 by Knopf and featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Colbert Report and other network television shows. WuDunn lectures to a wide range of American and global audiences and has been invited to speak to the secretary general of the United Nations, former vice president Al Gore, and other senior officials on economic, political, and social topics related to women in the developing world, the global economy, China, and the emerging markets. She is married to Nicholas Kristof. She co-founded FullSky Partners, a consulting firm focusing on double-bottom line ventures in new media, technology and healthcare services. Currently, she works with entrepreneurs in new media, media technology and social enterprise at a small investment banking boutique in NYC. Half the Sky became a multi-platform digital media effort that included a highly popular documentary series on PBS in October 2012, mobile games, and an online social media game on Facebook that hit #9 in its second week on the platform. Half the Sky was also made into a game on Facebook with more than 1.1 million players. She has also been a private wealth adviser with Goldman Sachs and was previously a journalist and business executive for The New York Times. She was also anchor of The New York Times Page One, a nightly program of the next day's stories in the Times. [8] In 2011, WuDunn was listed by Newsweek as one of the 150 Women who Shake the World.[9]. $39 for a year. She oversaw international business topics ranging from China's economic growth to technology in Japan, from oil and gas in Russia to alternative energy in Brazil. WuDunn, recipient of honorary doctorates from University of Pennsylvania and Middlebury College, was a senior lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs in the fall of 2011. People born on November 16 fall under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. She formerly was journalist/anchor of The New York Times Page One, a production of New York Times Television Enterprises. In 2009, WuDunn and Kristof received the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. After this, she earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and M.P.A. Sheryl WuDunn was born on November 16, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. Search String: Author Biography She speaks Chinese and some Japanese. 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