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Jan 15

Moments of Voice for Malala
Malala Yousufzai, a fifteen year old Pakistani blogger, has been using her voice ...

Nov 27

Information and Communication Technology
A new article in The Guardian explores how information and communication technology can be used to empower girls worldwide. ...

Oct 2

Half the Sky
AUDACIA participants will be interested to see this new piece of work from Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn ...

Aug 17

10.11.12 International Day of the Girl
Thanks to the tireless efforts of AUDACIA participant Plan International, and its partners, the United Nations has declared October 11, 2012 to be the first-ever International Day of the Girl. ...

August 3

DFID Girls’ Education Challenge
DFID, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, is sponsoring a Girls’ Education Challenge. ...

Katie Couric to Speak at AUDACIA

We are excited and delighted to announce that Katie Couric has joined the list of AUDACIA speakers. 

Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist, veteran TV personality and New York Times best-selling author. Her new syndicated daytime talk show, Katie, will premiere in September 2012. Prior to joining the Disney/ABC Television Group, Couric was the anchor and managing editor of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC, a 60 MINUTES correspondent and anchor of CBS News primetime specials. When the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC debuted on September 5, 2006, Couric became the first female solo anchor of a weekday network evening news broadcast. She also writes a monthly column for GLAMOUR magazine which features an interview with a new female role model every month and is active on twitter, @katiecouric.

 In 2000, Couric launched the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance in association with the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Lilly Tartikoff, to fund new medical research in colorectal cancer. Couric is also a co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer and in May 2008 and then again in September 2010 she and her other network news counterparts participated in the Stand Up To Cancer broadcasts, an unprecedented effort that culminated in a one-hour, commercial-free, primetime program fundraising special, which featured live performances and appearances by legendary recording artists and stars from the worlds of film, television and sports.