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Page Turner: Kati Marton on Angela Merkel – How to Gain and Keep Power

To celebrate Women’s History Month, author Kati Marton joins us at I-House for an insightful discussion on her recent book, The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel, the definitive biography detailing the remarkable rise and political brilliance of the most powerful – and elusive – woman in the world. The event will be moderated by current I-House resident, Anna Rautenberg. A reception will follow formal remarks. SPEAKER Kati Marton is the author of True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy; Enemies of the People: My Family’s Journey to America, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World; Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our History; Wallenberg; The Polk Conspiracy; and A Death in Jerusalem. She is an award-winning former NPR and ABC News correspondent. She was born in Hungary and lives in New York City.   Moderator Anna Rautenberg graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she obtained her Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in international finance and specialization in data analysis. She was born to a Polish mother and a German father, and grew up in Gdansk, Poland. Anna has lived in seven different countries for work and study, including Qatar, Lebanon, Belgium and Germany. Prior to coming to the U.S. for her MPA, she worked for two years in Brussels for the European Union at the European Commission as a trainee and the European Endowment for Democracy as a consultant. Her background is in international development and sustainable finance.   This event has passed. Questions about this event? Contact us at