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Keynote Speaker

Nicholas Kristof

Nicholas Kristof

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Columnist

“He is, in his commitment to the fundamental ideals of news reporting, comparable to the great [Edward R.] Murrow.” Today
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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof is an extraordinary thinker, human rights advocate and chronicler of humanity. A Path Appears, his galvanizing new book with Sheryl WuDunn (with whom he also wrote Half the Sky), shines a light on global game changers. Using scrupulous research and reportage, he examines the success of domestic and global aid initiatives and the effectiveness of specific approaches to giving, offering practical advice on the best ways each of us can make a difference.
Books will be available for purchase and signing
Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures in conjunction with the UCSB Center for Nanotechnology in Society conference, “Democratizing Technologies: Assessing the Role of NGOs in Shaping Technological Futures”