ICFRC Luncheon: An Australian's Perspective on U.S. Politics

Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N. Clinton St.
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

The PPC is proud to sponsor this luncheon series.

Lisa Angyal is a journalist from Sydney, Australia, living in the Iowa City Area. She is currently a Contributing Editor at MarieClaire.com. Prior to January 2019, Angyal was the founding Deputy Opinion Editor at HuffPost.com. Before launching the Opinion section, she spent two years as HuffPosts’s Senior Front Page Editor. During her time working at HuffPost, Angyal covered a variety of topics, from politics to popular opinion to classical ballet, as well as working on the 2016 Olympic gymnastics coverage. 

Angyal has had her pieces published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, and The New Republic. Until 2014, Angyal was a Senior Columnist at Feministing, the world’s most-read feminist publication. Currently, Angyal is a Facilitator and Senior Fellowship Leader at TheOpEd Project, a social venture founded to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world. Through TheOpEd Project, she has taught at Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Emory universities. 

Angyal has a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales and a BA in Sociology from Princeton University.