Nicholas D. Kristof

discusses

A Path Appears:
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Co-sponsored by the Women's Forum at the United Nations Association of Greater Boston

This event includes a book signing

Date

Oct
1
Wednesday
October 1, 2014
7:00 PM
(Doors at 6:30)

Location

Memorial Church
1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Tickets

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Harvard Book Store and the Women's Forum at the United Nations Association of Greater Boston welcome NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF for a discussion of his latest book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, co-authored by Sheryl WuDunn.

A Path Appears is an essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institu­tions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambi­tious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tap­estry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the same—whether with a donation of $5 or $5 mil­lion, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses.

With scrupulous research and on-the-ground reporting, the authors assay the art and science of giving, identify successful local and global initia­tives, and share astonishing stories from the front lines of social progress. We see the compelling, in­spiring truth of how real people have changed the world, upending the idea that one person can’t make a difference.

We meet people like Dr. Gary Slutkin, who devel­oped his landmark Cure Violence program to combat inner-city conflicts in the United States by applying principles of epidemiology; Lester Strong, who left a career as a high-powered television anchor to run an organization bringing in older Americans to tu­tor students in public schools across the country; MIT development economist Esther Duflo, whose pioneering studies of aid effectiveness have revealed new truths about, among other things, the power of hope; and Jessica Posner and Kennedy Odede, who are transforming Kenya’s most notorious slum by ex­panding educational opportunities for girls.

A Path Appears offers practical, results-driven advice on how best each of us can give and reveals the lasting benefits we gain in return. Kristof and WuDunn know better than most how many urgent challenges communities around the world face to­day. Here they offer a timely beacon of hope for our collective future.

Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas D. Kristof

Nicholas D. Kristof

Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times since November 2001, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who writes op-ed columns that appear twice a week. In 1990, Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, previously a Times journalist, won a Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of China’s Tiananmen Square movement. Kristof won a second Pulitzer in 2006 for what the judges called “his graphic, deeply reported columns that, at personal risk, focused attention on genocide in Darfur.” Kristof and WuDunn are authors of four best-selling books: China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power in 1994; Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia in 2000; Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide in 2009; and A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity in 2015.

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Memorial Church
1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Memorial Church is located in the center of Harvard Yard, across from Widener Library.

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  • In order to make time for everyone in line, tonight's author will only be signing copies of A Path Appears
  • Please, no posed photos with the author. 
Event Co-Sponsor(s)

Co-sponsored by the Women's Forum at the United Nations Association of Greater Boston http://www.unagb.org/communityprograms/womens-forum

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