2014 Georgia Tech
College of Architecture - ADVANCE Lecture Series
Distinguished Speaker: Gail Evans
Please Join us:
December 9, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Scheller College Of Business
Gail Evans is the best-selling author of Play Like A Man Win Like A Woman, a business guide to the secrets men know about success that women need to learn. The book was listed for several months on the New York Times, Business Week, and Wall Street Journal's bestseller lists.
Evans' career is vast, beginning in government and culminating as the Executive Vice President of CNN. Evans began working with CNN at its inception in 1980 and was promoted to Executive Vice President for CNN in 1996. In September 2000, Evans was named to Executive Vice President of Domestic Networks for the CNN Newsgroup. She was responsible for program and talent development of all domestic networks overseeing national and international talk shows and the Network Guest Bookings Department, which schedules about 25,000 guests each year. She served as a member of the CNN Executive Committee and was chairperson of the CNN programming task force. Evans retired from CNN in the summer of 2001.
Evans began her career in the early 1960s, working on a number of congressional staffs. She worked at the White House in the Office of the Special Counsel to the President during the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration and was instrumental in the creation of the president's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity and the 1966 Civil Rights Act. Evans was also appointed by President Clinton to the Commission on White House Fellows
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