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Jennifer Grossman on Art and the Relevance of Ayn Rand

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Is Ayn Rand relevant today, and how do her ideals apply to art? Join us as Jennifer Grossman the CEO of The Atlas Society talks about how Ayn Rand's philosophy can improve our lives today.

With a career spanning public policy, journalism and corporate management, Jennifer Grossman has worked to help people lead healthier, freer lives. As CEO of The Atlas Society (TAS), she leads the 25-year-old philosophy think tank in promoting the moral foundations of a free society.  With a focus on personal ethics, TAS prioritizes student outreach with creative educational programs, ranging from a viral Draw My Life series, to the Atlas Art Contest, to campus screenings of Atlas Shrugged and online introductory courses on Objectivism.

Previously she helped launch a new lifestyle site for Laura Ingraham.  As one of the founding editors of LifeZette she originated content on medicine, fitness, and diet.

Previously, Grossman served as speechwriter to President George H.W. Bush (1989-1992), and was invited to join President George W. Bush Jr.’s administration in the same capacity. 

Grossman served as Director of Education Policy at the Cato Institute from 1996-1999. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Los Angeles Times, Weekly Standard, National Review, Washington Times, and the Women s Quarterly among many others. In addition to commentary on MSNBC, CNN and CNBC, she has frequently appeared on Larry King Live, Hannity & Colmes, the O’Reilly Factor and Politically Incorrect.

A graduate with honors from Harvard College, where she studied government, Grossman spent summers interning for the State Department in Paris, France, and later with the office of the Prime Minister of Jordan. Born in New Delhi, India, Gro