Global Conference 2014

Speaker's Biography

Sheryl WuDunn

Co-Founder, FullSky Capital; Co-Author, "China Wakes"

Sheryl WuDunn is a co-founder of FullSky Capital, an advisory firm focused on double- and triple-bottom line ventures, and the co-author of "China Wakes." She is also a senior managing director at Mid-Market Securities, a boutique banking firm helping growth companies. The first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, WuDunn is co-author of several books on China, including "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide." She also helped develop a multi-platform digital project for "Half the Sky," which included a PBS documentary, popular FaceBook and mobile games, and educational videos. Previously, WuDunn was vice president in the investment management division at Goldman, Sachs & Co., a foreign correspondent based in China for the New York Times and a project director in the Times' Strategic Planning Department. She is on the board of trustees at Princeton University. WuDunn has a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.P.A. from Princeton and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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