Journalist; Founder, The Race Card Project; Executive Director, The Bridge, The Aspen Institute
Michele Norris is a Peabody Award-winning journalist, founder of The Race Card Project, and executive director of The Bridge, the Aspen Institute’s new program on race, cultural identity, connectivity, and inclusion. For more than a decade, Norris was a host on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” where she interviewed world leaders, American presidents, Nobel laureates, leading thinkers, and groundbreaking artists. Prior to that, she was a television correspondent for ABC and a staff writer for The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times. An author and sought-after speaker, Norris has also produced special projects for National Geographic, PBS, Lifetime Television, and TIME magazine.