Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Arianna Huffington

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post, a popular news and blog site launched in 2005. A nationally syndicated columnist and the author of 12 books, she is also co-host of "Left, Right & Center," a political roundtable program on public radio. In 2006 Time magazine called her one of the world's 100 most influential people, and in 2009 the Financial Times named her one of 50 people who shaped the decade. Huffington is a frequent guest on television shows such as "Charlie Rose," "Real Time With Bill Maher," "Larry King Live," "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" and "The Rachel Maddow Show." Huffington, who was president of the famed Cambridge Union debating society when she was 21, graduated from Cambridge University with a master's degree in economics.

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