11/19/2012 09:16 pm ET Updated Jan 19, 2013

How Arianna Huffington Uses the Powerful Potential of Social Media to Create Change

The Huffington Post founder talks about how the development of online tools has changed giving back.

Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 13 books including biographies of Picasso and Maria Callas, a political satire and several scathing political commentaries. In 1998, she famously changed her political affiliation from conservative to liberal, underscoring her commitment to meaningful political engagement beyond bipartisan entrenchment. She's a vocal supporter of numerous social good causes and a proponent of sleep, and she she serves on the Boards of A Place Called Home, EL PAÍS and the Committee to Protect Journalists -- she also has a great accent.

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