Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Nicholas Kristof

Columnist, New York Times

Nicholas Kristof is a columnist for the New York Times and a former longtime foreign correspondent for the newspaper. With his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, he has written four best-selling books, most recently "A Path Appears" and "Half the Sky." Kristof has lived on four continents, traveled to more than 150 countries and speaks several languages, including Chinese and Japanese. He was the New York Times' first blogger and maker of the Times' first video and first Snapchat, and he has about 4 million followers on social media. Kristof has won two Pulitzer Prizes as well as many humanitarian awards, including the Anne Frank Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. A Rhodes Scholar, he graduated from Harvard and studied law at Oxford University.


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