Join the Pulitzer Center at Wake Forest University for Too Young to Wed: Uncovering the Secret World of Child Brides in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Wake Forest University is one of newest members of the Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium network.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer and award-winning journalist Cynthia Gorney will lead the discussion, building on the in-depth reporting by Gorney and photographer Stephanie Sinclair for National Geographic, VII photo agency and the Pulitzer Center.
Sinclair's extraordinary photographs on this topic will be showcased. Her multimedia story, sponsored by the Pulitzer Center in association with National Geographic and VII photo agency, won second place in the 2012 Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition. Her photographs were recently honored by the 2012 World Press Photo contest with a first place prize in the contemporary issues category.
Sinclair is a documentary photographer who contributes regularly to National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, TIME and Newsweek. Gorney became a professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism after a career at The Washington Post that included serving as a national features writer and South American bureau chief. She is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic.
This event is cosponsored by the Pulitzer Center, the journalism program at Wake Forest University and the Provost's Office for Global Affairs.
April 3, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Brendle Recital Hall
Wake Forest University
Scales Fine Arts Center
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
The event is free and open to the public.