Arianna Huffington – President & Editor-in-Chief, AOL Huffington Post Media Group



Arianna Huffington Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books.


In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet.


In 2006, and again in 2011, she was named to the Time 100, Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people.


“The need for a fearless approach to the environmental issues facing our world — and the world our children will inherit – is now greater than ever. This is the International Green Awards’ great service:leading the way by celebrating the talents, passions, and wisdom of the innovators and organizations that are working toward solutions.”


Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.


Huffington has made guest appearances on numerous television shows, including “Charlie Rose,” “Oprah,” “Nightline,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Hardball,” “Good Morning America,” the “Today” show, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” and “The O’Reilly Factor.”


She serves on the board of EL PAÍS and the board of the Committee to Protect Journalists.


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