Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Speak to University Students

By Brittni Mead

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, New York Times best-sellers and activists. They are participating in a broadcast event sponsored by the A&M-Commerce chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event, entitled A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, will take place on Tuesday, November 4at 5:30 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium and is free to all students, staff and faculty.

Kristof and WuDunn’s previous book, Half the Sky, inspired a worldwide movement and a PBS special. Their upcoming book, A Path Appears, focuses on people who are making the world a better place and is the basis of a PBS series airing January 2015. Kristof was also the subject of the documentary, Reporter, produced by Ben Affleck.

In their presentation, Kristof and WuDunn will explore taking action and following the lead of and supporting those who are making a difference in unexpected ways and places. The event will be streamed live and hosted by New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ. All viewers are invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook, which will be answered, during the broadcast.

This is the third installment of the 2014-2015 multi-speaker broadcast series sponsored by the Society. The Society’s Speaker Broadcast series, which reaches more than 520 college campuses and 130,000 students each month during the academic year, is designed to support The National Society of Leadership and Success’s overall mission of Building Leaders Who Make a Better World.

The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded success oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting, and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Today, the Society has chapters on more than 400 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 350,000 members. For more information, please visit Follow the Society on Twitter @theNSLS and Like on Facebook.