EDWARDS — Walter Isaacson, best-selling author and former managing editor of Time magazine, will provide an engaging conversation on the “Lessons of Innovators” at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards on Monday. Isaacson joins CMC as part of The Browning Event signature speakers, which is part of the Women in Philanthropy Distinguished Lecture Series.
An expert regarding the past, present and future of communication — from print journalism to new media — Isaacson will speak about his most recent best-selling book, “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.” Isaacson will also discuss his aspirations for the Isaacson School for New Media at Colorado Mountain College, which bears his name.
In addition to having written biographies about Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs, and having been former chairman of CNN, Isaacson is currently CEO of the Aspen Institute.
In 2013, Isaacson gave a sold-out speech at the college’s Edwards campus, raising funds for student scholarships and enriching community learning. All proceeds from this year’s Browning Event become part of the CMC Foundation’s Women in Philanthropy fund, which supports student initiatives and programs at the Edwards campus.
Tickets for the presentation are $50 and include a lecture beginning at 7 p.m., followed by a book signing. A VIP wine and cheese reception, which includes the lecture and book signing, is $200 per person ($175 for Women in Philanthropy members) and begins at 5 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at http://bit.ly/1Kp4DfQ.
Colorado Mountain College in Edwards is at 150 Miller Ranch Road. For more information, contact Crystal Schiller at 970-947-8361 or go to cmcfoundation.eventbrite.com.