Thursday, November 14

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Main Stage: Michele Norris

Location: Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

Main Stage
Big Ideas

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, identity, connectivity and inclusion.

For more than a decade Norris served as a host of NPR’s All Things Considered where she interviewed world leaders, American presidents, Nobel laureates, leading thinkers and groundbreaking artists. She has also produced in-depth profiles, interviews and series for NPR News programs as well as special reports for National GeographicTime Magazine ABC News and Lifetime Television. Norris created The Race Card Project, an initiative to foster a wider conversation about race in America, after the publication of her family memoir, The Grace of Silence.


Founding Director
The Race Card Project