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Oprah Winfrey

Looking into the life of Oprah

anmolpreet grewal

on 12 October 2012

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Oprah Winfrey Looking into the life
of Oprah Oprah Winfrey About Oprah Events Overcome Obstacles Leadership Skills Video Oprah personally donated and raised millions of dollars to victims of poverty and disease.

She discussed many problems and struggles that are encountered in today’s society.

She is influencing the world of publishing, with her book club and making millions for the authors whose books are discussed.

She helped spread the idea that everyone, especially women are individually valuable. communicating and relating herself to people from all over and in all kinds of situations.

ability to communicate effectively to view issues from many different kinds of perspectives has fans viewing her talk show worldwide.

The capability to discuss with people has brought out inner thoughts and personal confessions of her past.

Being self-reflective and encouraging by finding the best out of people and helping them contribute to many charity organizations Troubled Childhood: was sexually abused and harassed by many of her male relatives. Also she was pregnant at one point in her life, but her baby died within 2 weeks.

Oprah at age 17, won beauty pageant and was offered an on air job at a radio station.

In 1986, Winfrey launched Oprah Winfrey Show as a national program. Show became a hit with many viewers

She established the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for young girls in Johannesburg, South Africa. http://www.biography.com/people/oprah-winfrey-9534419 By: Anmolpreet Grewal Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, which is a poor rural town.

is an American television host, actress, producer, philanthropist.

Oprah began education at Wharton Elementary School. For love of books; she was then transferred to Nicolet High School, while attending Lincoln Middle School in Milwaukee.

Afterwards attended Tennessee State University

Oprah was left in the care of her grandmother; right after she was born. Her parents Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey separated soon after her birth. Effect on World and People In Action Three Insightful Questions Works Cited She overcame obstacles by discussing about her past and basically growing up with the thought that she wants to become a leader whom people want to look up to. She got lucky by having numerous chances to represent her talents (talk shows, on radios). 1) How did you openly discuss your past without having to feel traumatized about it?

2) What do you believe is the best achievement you've done so far?

3) What are you're future plans/ideas for your viewers and audiences. 2.Oprah Winfrey Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/oprah-winfrey-9534419>.
3.Fry, Elizabeth. Oprah Winfrey Biography- A Childhood Biography of Oprah Winfrey. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2012. <http://oprah.about.com/od/oprahbiography/p/oprahchildhood.htm>.
4.Jones, Harrison. Oprah Winfrey: People.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Oct. 2012. <http://www.people.com/people/oprah_winfrey/0,,,00.html>.
5.Gallafent, Alex. Oprah Winfrey;s Influence All Around the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2012. <http://www.theworld.org/2011/05/oprah-winfrey-influence/>.
6.Geoghegan, Tom. BBC News: Oprah Winfrey: 10 Moments that made her. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2012. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13507344>.
7.Sohn, Emily. How Oprah Winfrey Changed America. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://news.discovery.com/human/oprah-winfrey-changed-america-110525.html>.
8.Lawrence, Maribeth. Oprah Winfrey: Leadership Qualities . N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Oct. 2012. <http://mlawrenceed614.blogspot.ca/2010/09/leadership-qualities.html>.
9.Oprah Winfrey Biography: Academy of Achievement . N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2012. THANK YOU
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