Lisa Ling, host of National Geographic 'Explorer,' to speak at Ball State Nov. 8

Topics: Speakers, Student Affairs

November 1, 2007

Lisa Ling
Lisa Ling, host of National Geographic "Explorer", will be at Ball State University to present "National Geographic Reports: A Global Perspective" at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Pittenger Student Center.

Ling will discuss global issues impacting our world and the roles people can play to help those affected by these critical issues. She will share her personal success story of overcoming adversity and dramatic video clips from her television program, "Explorer."

There will be a short question-and-answer session and a 15-minute meet-and-greet following Ling's presentation.

Ling's lecture is sponsored by Excellence in Leadership, Asian American Student Association, Housing and Residence Life, the Multicultural Center and the Department of Telecommunications. The event is free and open to the public.

About Lisa Ling:

Lisa Ling is an American journalist best known for her role as a former co-host of ABC's "The View," host of National Geographic Channel's "Explorer," reporter on Channel One News and special correspondent for "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Meanwhile, "Explorer" takes viewers on unforgettable adventures and covers a wide range of human-interest stories, including the devastating natural disasters of the past year.

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