Susan E. Reed

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About Susan E. Reed

Susan E. Reed is an investigative journalist and columnist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The American Prospect, The Financial Times Deutschland and

Her research on corporate management, affinity groups, leadership and worker discrimination has been supported by grants from The Alicia Patterson Foundation, The Dick Goldensohn Fund and The Pope Foundation.  Her first book, The Diversity Index, received the Gold Medal from Axiom Business Book Awards.

As a producer for CBS News for 13 years, Reed reported from 34 countries. She was awarded two national Emmys for outstanding coverage of the Bosnian war in 1995 and the attack on the USS Stark in the Persian Gulf in 1987.

She studied at the Harvard law and business schools as a Nieman Fellow. She graduated from Reed College with a B.A. in History and Literature, and from New York’s Columbia University with an M.S. in Journalism.

She taught interviewing, investigative reporting, and the First Amendment for six years at Harvard summer school and Extension.

She has appeared as a guest speaker at The Conference Board, Harvard University, Boston University, New York University and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations.  Her media appearances include Marketplace, C-Span, WGBH-TV and KOA.

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