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Sheryl WuDunn States Gender Inequality In Other Parts Of The World Is Matter of Life and Death

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  • Date Added : 6/23/2009
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Sheryl WuDunn

  • Trustee, Cornell University
  • female
  • Asian
  • 1959 (Age: 62 years old)
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Sheryl WuDunn is a Chinese American author, lecturer and businesswoman who was the first Asian-American to win a Pulitzer Prize. A specialist in energy and alternative energy issues, she has also been a private wealth advisor with Goldman Sachs and was previously a journalist and editor for The New York Times. At the Times, she ran the Times' coverage of global energy, alternative energy, foreign technology and foreign industry; previously, she was anchor of The New York Times Page One, a nightly program of the next day's stories in the Times. She also has worked in The New York Times Beijing and Tokyo bureaus, and speaks Chinese and Japanese. She won the Pulitzer Prize with her husband Nicholas D. Kristof for her reporting from Beijing about the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. WuDunn and Kristof were the first married couple ever to receive a Pulitzer for journalism. WuDunn has co-authored two best-sellers with her husband, China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power and Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia. These are non-fiction Asian studies books which examine the cultural, social, and political situation of East Asia largely through interviews and personal experiences. Her next book, also co-written with Kristof, will be published by Knopf in September 2009. It is titled: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.Sheryl WuDunn attended Cornell University, graduating with a B.A. in European History in 1981. She earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and M.P.A. from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. WuDunn currently serves as a trustee for Cornell University.

In the US, when we think of gender inequality, we think we don't have equal pay or we didn't get the promotion or there's a glass ceiling. In the rest of the developing world, it's a matter of life and death. It's not just equal pay. If they could just be fighting over equal pay, that would be wo...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Shares Academic Background
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Video 2 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Experience At Cornell Was An Intellectual Awakening
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Video 3 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses First Work Experience At Bankers Trust and Decision To Go On For MBA
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Video 4 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Experience In MPA Program At Princeton
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Video 5 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Shares Thoughts On Triple Bottom Line
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Video 6 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Shares Experiences From Tiananmen Square
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Video 7 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Impact When Societies Place Less Value On Women
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Video 8 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Professional Experience At Goldman Sachs
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Video 9 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Support Of Having A Few Dominating Players In Journalism Industry
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Video 10 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Parallels Between Financial and Journalist Industries
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Video 11 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Shares Thoughts on Being A Chinese-American Woman
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Video 12 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Importance of Finding Your Authentic Voice And Staying True To Yourself
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Video 13 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Work Life Balance Is A Series Of Smaller Compromises
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Video 14 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Gender Inequality In Other Parts Of The World Is Matter of Life and Death
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Video 15 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Importance of Enlightening Ordinary Americans About Global Challenges
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Video 16 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Racial Identity Within The Broader Umbrella Of Being Chinese
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Video 17 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Rural Chinese Opposition To Girls
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Video 18 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Americans Take Freedom For Granted
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Video 19 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses New Book, Half The Sky
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Video 20 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Importance of Being Philanthropic Throughout Your Life
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Video 21 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Entry Into Journalism
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Video 22 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Opportunities As A Journalist
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Video 23 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Journalism Is Extremely Entrepreneurial
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Video 24 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Importance of Engaging Customer In Both Journalism and Business
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Video 25 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn Discusses Interest In Environmental Movement
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Video 26 of 26 Sheryl WuDunn States Importance of Being Mindful of Environmental Issues
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