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Ariana Huffington

Leah McGrath Goodman
Arianna Huffington

Leah McGrath Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist, author and speaker who writes about money and politics from New York and London. She has written for CNN/Fortune, Bloomberg, Marie Claire, Forbes, the Financial Times, Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and Dow Jones Newswires, where she was a special writer, editor and foreign correspondent. Most recently she was  the finance editor for Newsweek, where she was a finalist for the National Magazine Award. Goodman is a member of the London Speaker Bureau and Middle East Speakers Bureau. Her first book, The Asylum: Inside the Rise and Ruin of the Global Oil Market was nominated for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award and her new book, Arianna Huffington, was published in April.


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Arianna Huffington is one of the world's most prominent business leaders in media. In her biography, Ariana Huffington: Media Visionary and Wellness Evangelist, journalist Leah McGrath Goodman provides us with a concise but richly detailed overview of Huffington's life and career As co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, Ariana Huffington built the first internet newspaper, which eclipsed the traffic of The New York Times and won the Pulitzer Prize. Creating a digital media empire from an investment of just over $1 million, she sold HuffPost to AOL in 2011 for more than $300 million. Considered to be one of the most influential women on earth, Huffington went on to establish Thrive Global, a wellness and technology start-up that aims to end the stress and burn-out epidemic.