Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is the cofounder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 13 books including her most recent book, Third World America. She is also co-host of Left, Right & Center, public radio's popular political roundtable program.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that has quickly become one of the most widely read, linked to, and frequently cited media brands on the Internet.

In 2006, she was named to the TIME 100, TIME magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people.

Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16. She attended Cambridge University where, at 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. She graduated with an MA in economics.