8th Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy with Nicholas Kristof
Maryland Family Network welcomes author and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof as the speaker for the 2017 Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy. A two time Pulitzer Prize winner, Kristof joined The New York Times in 1984. Initially covering economics, he served as a Times correspondent in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. Kristof has covered presidential politics and was an Associate Managing Editor of the Times. His column appears every Sunday and Thursday.
Kristof writes about the need for early childhood education, it’s economic impacts, bipartisan approaches to supporting children, pre-K, and poverty. With his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, he has written several books, most recently “A Path Appears” about how to make a difference in the world. Their previous book, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” was a No. 1 best seller. The Kristofs are the parents of three children.
Kristof graduated from Harvard College and then studied law at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship graduating first in his class with honors. He’s also one of the very few Americans to be at least a two-time visitor to every member of the “Axis of Evil”. During his travels, he has had unpleasant experiences with malaria, mobs, and an airplane crash. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
About the Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy
This event is open to the public. Seating is extremely limited so advance registration is required by September 23. Special thank you to: The Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture is made possible by generous support from: PNC Bank, Legg Mason, M&T Bank, and Child Care Foundation, Inc.