Addressing the confidence gap

Addressing the confidence gap

Journalist and best-selling writer Claire Shipman will discuss the “Gender Confidence Gap” on Monday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf scholar-in-residence program at YU’s Stern College for Women.

Ms. Shipman will talk about her latest book, “The Confidence Code: The Art and Science of Self-Assurance-What Women Should Know,” which she co-wrote with Katty Kay of the BBC. The book investigates the roots of the confidence gap between men and women.

Ms. Shipman is a senior contributor for ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” “World News,” and “Nightline,” covering politics and other national and international stories. Before she joined ABC News in 2001, she was a White House correspondent for NBC News, where she regularly reported on presidential policy and politics for “NBC Nightly News” and “Today.”

The talk will be in the Moot Court Room of YU’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 55 Fifth Ave. at 12th Street in Manhattan.

Admission is free and the talk is open to the public; bring valid photo ID and ticket. Reserve tickets at or by calling (212) 868-4444.

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