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New York Times Best-Selling Author Chelsea Clinton to Visit USD for Book Signing Event

The University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences in collaboration with Warwick’s Books will host an exciting literary experience featuring New York Times bestselling author, Chelsea Clinton.  

 Clinton, the daughter of former President of the United States Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, will be presenting her new children’s book titled She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History. 

The new book recognizes and celebrates 13 inspiring women around the world who’ve spoken out, risen up and fought for what’s right, even when they’ve been told to be quiet. The women featured in the book are: Marie Curie; Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz; Viola Desmond; Sissi Lima do Amor; Leymah Gbowee; Caroline Herschel; Wangari Maathai; Aisha Rateb; J.K. Rowling, Kate Sheppard, Yuan Yuan Tan, Mary Verghese and Malala Yousafzai.

Who:              Chelsea Clinton

What:             Reading, Q&A and Signing

When:            Thursday, February 7, 2019   5:30p.m.

Where:           University of San Diego - Shiley Theatre - 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92127

Chelsea Clinton is also #1 New York Times bestselling author of She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World.

Clinton is the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives including those that help to empower the next generation of leaders.  Clinton lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their daughter Charlotte, their son, Aidan, and their dog, Soren.

Space for the event is limited – ticket purchase is required.

Tickets are $19.38 and include one copy of the book.

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About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Lissette Martinez
lissettemartinez@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4659