Editorial Director and Curator, TEDWomen; Co-Chair, Women's Media Center
Pat Mitchell is editorial director, curator, and host of TEDWomen, which she co-founded in 2010. She is co-chair of the Women’s Media Center and received its first Lifetime Achievement Award, now named in her honor. Mitchell chairs the Sundance Institute Board, is a trustee of Skoll Foundation, and an advisor to Participant Media. A longtime journalist and Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated producer, she was president of CNN Productions and the first woman president and CEO of PBS and Paley Center for Media. Mitchell’s memoir, Becoming a Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Create Change,is being published in October 2019. She’s a contributor to Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership.