Do You Know...Arianna Huffington

by: Alana Baumann | September 19th, 2017 | Personal Finance

Quick Facts:

  • She is a Greek American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman.  

  • She was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, which is now owned by AOL.

  • Her current net worth is $50 million.

 

Quotes:

“Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”

“But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you're afraid.”

“It’s not ‘What do I want to do?’ it’s ‘What kind of life do I want to have’?”

“We may not be able to witness our own eulogy, but we’re actually writing it all the time, every day.”

“We all have within us the ability to move from struggle to grace.”

 

Fun Fact:

Arianna Huffington voiced the character Arianna, a talking bear, on the animated series The Cleveland Show.

 

Originally from New Orleans, LA, Alana Baumann is currently a junior attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham majoring in Accounting and minoring in Marketing. She is actively involved in the UAB community as a Resident Assistant, Her Campus Correspondent, Black Student Awareness Committee member, and member of the National Association for Black Accountants. She is currently a Marketing Intern for Legacy Community Federal Credit Union. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, and going on adventures with her friends.

 

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