Tina Brown is an award-winning journalist, editor, author, and founder of the Women in the World summits. Between 1979 and 1998, she was editor-in-chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker . For her work, she was awarded the honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by H.M. Queen Elizabeth for her services to journalism in 2000 and inducted into the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame in 2007.
In 2008, Brown launched and edited the digital news site The Daily Beast which won the news website of the year award in 2012 and 2013. She founded Women in the World in 2009 as a live journalism platform for female leaders, CEO’s, celebrities, and global activists and hosted its first summit in 2010. Some of the women who have appeared on the summit stage include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Queen Rania, Madeleine Albright, Susan Rice, Afghan First Lady Rhula Ghani, Oprah, Nicole Kidman, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Wintour, and Nobel Peace Prize winners Leymah Gbowee and Nadia Murad. She launched Tina Brown Live Media in 2014 to expand Women in the World internationally with summits in London, Toronto, Dubai and Delhi and with salons throughout the United States.
Brown has written two books: The Diana Chronicles, the 2007 New York Times best-selling biography of the Princess of Wales, and The Vanity Fair Diaries which was chosen as one of the best books of 2017 by Time, People, Amazon, The Guardian, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly, and Vogue. In 2018, she launched the podcast TBD with Tina Brown, in which she interviews politicians, actors, journalists, and newsmakers.
Tina Brown is married to editor, publisher, and historian Sir Harold Evans and lives in New York City.