Session 3 - Half the Sky: Leadership in the Face of Oppression

Sheryl WuDunn

Best-Selling Author;
Pulitzer Prize Winner;
Business Executive

  • Author of the award-winning book, Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
  • Senior Managing Director of Mid-Market Securities and President of Triple Edge, two social investment and consulting firms specializing in companies run by women
  • Pulitzer Prize winner for Asia: Thunder from the East and China Wakes, co-authored with her husband Nicholas Kristof
  • Senior Fellow at Yale University, with a focus on China's global role

The Global Leadership Summit: Sheryl Wudunn

Our Century's Greatest Injustice


"One of the best ways to fight poverty and to fight terrorism is to educate girls and bring women into the formal labor force." @wudunn