Katie Couric and Anne-Marie Slaughter discuss whether women can have it all. Location: Paepcke Auditorium
Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist and TV personality, well-known cancer advocate, and New York Times best-selling author. In September 2006, after completing a 15-year run as co-anchor of NBC’s “Today Show,” Couric became the first female solo anchor of an evening news broadcast and served as anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News.” Couric now serves as special correspondent for ABC News. Beginning on September 10, 2012, she will host a new syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009 to 2011, she served as the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department. Slaughter was dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from 2002 to 2009 and a professor of international law at Harvard Law School from 1994 to 2002. She has written or edited six books, including The Idea that is America: Keeping Faith with our Values in a Dangerous World and A New World Order, and over 100 articles. She also writes for popular media and curates foreign policy news on Twitter.