Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, is a best-selling author, business executive and lecturer. Currently, she is a senior managing director with Mid-Market Securities, an investment banking boutique helping growth companies in the middle market, particularly those started or run by women. She also is president of TripleEdge, a social investing consultancy. She is co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, a New York Times best-selling book about the challenges facing women around the globe, published in September by Knopf and featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Colbert Report and many other network television shows. Ms. WuDunn also led the development of the Half the Sky multi-media effort -- creating a thoughtful, effective philanthropic strategy that includes an online social game and a documentary series.