Sheryl WuDunn is a journalist, lecturer, and businesswoman. A specialist in energy and alternative energy issues, she has also been a private wealth advisor with Goldman Sachs.
As an editor for the New York Times she covered global energy, alternative energy, foreign technology and foreign industry. She was a correspondent in the newspaper’s Tokyo and Beijing bureaus where she wrote about economic, financial, political, and social issues.
With her husband Nicholas D. Kristof she won the Pulitzer Prize for her reporting from Beijing about the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. She is the co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.