Speaker; Columnist, On Being; Co-Founder, Solutions Journalism Network; Author, The New Better Off
Courtney E. Martin is an author, entrepreneur, and facilitator. She co-founded the Solutions Journalism Network and FRESH Speakers Bureau and has consulted with a wide variety of organizations — such as TED, the Aspen Institute, and The Sundance Institute — on how to make impactful, story-rich social change. Martin has written or edited five books, including The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream and Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists, and she writes frequently for The New York Times and the On Being Project, among other publications. She has appeared on “The TODAY Show,” MSNBC, and “The O’Reilly Factor” and speaks widely at conferences and colleges.