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Irin Carmon    

Journalist, Senior Correspondent at New York Magazine & Co-Author of "Notorious RBG"

Irin Carmon is a journalist, the bestselling co-author of Notorious RBG, and a frequent speaker around the country. A New York magazine senior correspondent and on-air CNN contributor, she reports and comments on gender, politics, and the law. Carmon and her coauthor were featured in the award-winning and Oscar nominated 2018 documentary RBG.

The New York Times described Carmon as being "known for her smarts and feminist bona fides." Of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2015) which spent three months on the Times' bestseller list, the paper’s staff book critic wrote, "That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to Ms. Carmon's storytelling and panache."

In 2017 and 2018, Carmon teamed up with the Washington Post’s investigative team to break the news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Charlie Rose, as well as CBS's knowledge of his conduct. That work was recognized with a 2018 Mirror Award. She was also a contributing writer to the Post’s Outlook section.

Carmon previously served as staff reporter focusing on women’s rights at MSNBC and NBC News, Salon and Jezebel. Her reporting and commentary has appeared across print, radio, television, and digital platforms. She speaks frequently across the country on women's leadership and rights.

In 2011, she was one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Media. She graduated from Harvard, magna cum laude with highest honors in literature, in 2005.


Speech Topics

How Women Won the Election - & What's Next

The Internet & the Globalization of Feminism

The New Feminism

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