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Lisa Belkin

2014 Speaker

Lisa Belkin is the chief national correspondent for “Yahoo News,” doing original reporting on social issues. She joins Yahoo after three years as senior columnist at the Huffington Post, covering life, work and family. Belkin spent most of her career at The New York Times, where she was a Houston-based national correspondent, a medical reporter, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and the creator of the “Life’s Work” column and the “Motherlode” blog. The author of several books, including “Life’s Work, Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom,” Belkin was also the host of “Life’s Work with Lisa Belkin,” on XM Radio, as well as a regular contributor on parenting topics to Public Radio’s “The Takeaway” and NBC’s “TODAY Show.” @LisaBelkin