Liza Donnelly

Join noted American cartoonist and writer Liza Donnelly, best known from her work in The New Yorker and her popular TED Talk, for a talk at the United with her humorous and insightful perspective on her own career as a female commercial artist and how women navigate their complex roles in our culture.

Liza Donnelly is a writer and award-winning cartoonist with The New Yorker Magazine, where she has been drawing cartoons and writing about culture and politics for forty years. She has contributed to CBS News and CNN, creating political cartoons as well as live-drawing special cultural and political events. Donnelly writes and draws for The New York Times and CNN Opinion pages and the Washington Post. Donnelly delivered a very popular TED talk, which was translated into 40 languages and viewed over 1.4 million times. In 2016, Donnelly was the first cartoonist to be granted access on location to live draw the Academy Awards and red carpet; she returns every year as the Oscar cartoonist.