Race, Gender and the Future of Leadership in America

Michele Norris

Friday, 06 Mar 2009 at 4:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Michele Norris hosts National Public Radio's newsmagazine All Things Considered, NPR's longest-running national program. Before coming to NPR, Norris was a correspondent for ABC News. A four-time Pulitzer Prize entrant, she has received numerous awards for her work including both an Emmy Award and Peabody Award for her contribution to ABC News' coverage of 9/11. Norris attended the University of Wisconsin, where she majored in electrical engineering, and graduated from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where she studied journalism. For more information about attending the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity, go to: http://www.admissions.iastate.edu/iscore...ation.html

ISCORE 10th Anniversary Keynote Speaker and the Carrie Chapman Catt Center's Mary Louise Smith Spring Chair.

An audio file of this event will not be available for download or through the Lectures Program podcast.
In 2007, she was honored with Ebony Magazine's eighth Annual Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications Award. Her other honors include the National Association of Black Journalists' 2006 Salute to Excellence Award, for her coverage of Hurricane Katrina; the University of Minnesota's Outstanding Achievement Award; and the 1990 Livingston Award. She is on the judging committee for both the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the Livingston Awards.

Cosponsored By:
  • Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)