Courtney E. Martin

Speaker; Columnist, On Being; Co-Founder, Solutions Journalism Network; Author, The New Better Off

Courtney E. Martin is an author, entrepreneur, and weekly columnist for On Being. She is co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network and of FRESH Speakers Bureau, a strategist for TED, and editor emeritus at Martin has authored or edited six books, including Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists and Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: How the Quest for Perfection is Harming Young Women. Her latest book, The New Better Off, explores how people are redefining the American dream. A writer for national publications, speaker at conferences and colleges, and TV news show guest, Martin is the recipient of the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics. 

Videos/Audio of Courtney E. Martin

It's been a year of galling sexist gaffes and devastating gender-based violence throughout the world, but also one... See more
After a week of Aspen Ideas, we asked several of our speakers to reflect on how to put great ideas into action. Each... See more
Each speaker who took the dais at the Aspen Ideas closing ceremony was asked to answer the question: What Can I Do?... See more