An award-winning investigative reporter/anchor and one of the most recognizable faces on American television, Connie Chung has been a powerful force in the news industry for more than 35 years. On the lecture stage she draws on her unique experiences as a working mother in addressing the challenges today’s women face, advocating diversity in the workplace, and inspiring younger journalists to make a difference in their local communities and worldwide.
The first woman to co-anchor a major networks nightly news (The CBS Evening News), Connie has received innumerable accolades for her work, including three national Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and two commendations from American Women in Radio and Television. In 2000 she was honored by Amnesty International for her report on the abuse of women in Bangladesh. A working mother herself, Connie has been a vocal advocate for mothers and expecting women in the workplace.