Event

Winners Take All: A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Sunday, November 17, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Petty Auditorium

Join self-professed "flamethrower by temperament" Anand Giridharadas in conversation with Robin Linn for a discussion of corporate philanthropy and what's needed to make our world a better place.

A reception and book signing will follow the conversation, with books available for purchase from The Book Stall. This event is made possible by a donation from Diana C. and Harry H. Hunter.

Anand Giridharadas is the author of the New York Times best seller Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, The True American (soon to be a feature film), and India Calling. He is an editor-at-large for TIME, was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times from 2005 to 2016, and has also written for The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and The New Republic. He is a former McKinsey analyst, an Aspen Institute fellow, a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and has spoken on the main stage of TED. He appears regularly on TV and radio in the United States and globally, including on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, Morning Joe, and The Daily Show. His writing has been honored by the Society of Publishers in Asia, the Poynter Fellowship at Yale, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Award. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

Robin Linn is a freelance producer, editor, and writer. You can find her work at PRX, KCRW, Earwolf, Illinois Public Media, Chicago Magazine, and more. She also served as a producer for NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me and as the senior producer for WBEZ's Sound Opinions. A graduate of Colgate University, Robin is a native of Evanston.

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