Last updated on February 17, 2016
By: Gayla Collier, Staff Writer
The National Society of Leadership and Success will be hosting a speaker broadcast event at Volunteer State Community College. It is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Carpeted Dining Room.
NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society, where students nominated by their colleges come together to identify and achieve their goals.
“The society currently has 563,992 members at 519 colleges nationwide,” according to the Society Leadership website.
“NSLS is aimed at helping students create the lives they desire by discovering what they truly want to do and giving them leadership skills,” according to the Society Leadership website.
“In addition to honorable distinction, the Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation at their campus or online,” according to the NSLS website.
The speaker at the event will be Ju Ju Chang.
“She is an Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ ‘Nightline,’” according to the ABC News website.
“She also reports regularly for ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘20/20,’” according to the ABC News website.
Chang has covered global events from the earthquake in Haiti to rape on college campuses.
According to the ABC News website, “Chang received one of her two Emmys for team coverage of the California wildfires. She won one of her two Gracies for a ‘20/20’ story on gender equality in the sciences.”
Chang was born in Seoul, Korea in 1965. She was raised in California.
“Chang graduated with honors from Stanford University with a BA in political science and communication.
“At Stanford, she was awarded the Edwin Cotrell Political Science prize,” according to the ABC News website.
“Chang is married to Neal Shapiro and has three sons. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding board member of the Korean American Community Foundation,” according to the ABC News website.