Arianna Huffington is the chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group
, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 14 books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post
, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely read, linked to, and frequently cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In 2013, she was named to the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. In 2006, and again in 2011, she was amed to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an MA in economics. She serves on several boards, including EL PAÍS, PRISA, the Center for Public Integrity, and the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Her 14th book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, will be published by Crown on March 25.
Host Paul Holdengräber, director and founder of LIVE from The New York Public Library
, is a seasoned interviewer, known for encouraging his guests to step outside their areas of specialization and into wider-reaching discussions. His programs have become known nationwide for providing a forum in which audiences can engage with some of the world’s most influential public figures.
The conversation will take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City, on Friday 4 April, at 7:00 pm.