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Maria Shriver visits The View from the Bay

April 29, 2008 5:00:42 PM PDT
California's first lady Maria Shriver joined Spencer and Janelle to talk about her latest project.

She's the author of "Just Who Will You Be?"

Buy the book on Amazon: Just Who Will You Be?: Big Question. Little Book. Answer Within.

About Maria Shriver:
Maria Shriver is a mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend, who proudly serves as the First Lady of California. An award winning journalist and best selling author, Shriver became California's First Lady upon her husband Arnold Schwarzenegger's inauguration as the 38th Governor of California on November 17, 2003.

Maria Shriver believes "It's All About WE" and in the transformative power of working together to achieve a positive legacy for California. Through her innovative WE programs and initiatives, Shriver has issued calls to action that have resounded across the state, enlisting Californians to solve critical issues together. "It's All About WE" represents Shriver's boldly creative, nurturant and entrepreneurial vision to build a California in which WE Connect working poor families to money and opportunities, WE Support our heroic military families, WE Serve each other through CaliforniaVolunteers, WE Build playgrounds and green spaces for children, WE Include those living with disabilities, WE Prepare responsibly for natural disasters, WE Inspire future generations at The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, WE Dream with others at the California Hall of Fame, WE Empower each other at The Women's Conference, and WE Honor the most remarkable women with The Minerva Awards.

With a career in journalism spanning more than two decades, Shriver has served as a reporter, correspondent and anchor for world news organizations such as CBS and NBC. She has been honored with a Peabody and an Emmy Award, and is the author of five New York Times best-selling books. Her newest book, Just Who Will You Be?, will be published by Hyperion this spring.

A graduate of Georgetown University, with a degree in American Studies, she and her husband have four children - Katherine, Christina, Patrick and Christopher. To learn more about Maria Shriver and "It's All About WE," please visit www.FirstLady.ca.gov.

California women are trailblazers in everything they do. They've made history by doing things their way. They didn't wait to be asked. They didn't wait to be invited. And they didn't wait to be told. They just did! I love people who just do.
~ Maria Shriver

Conference information:
The Women's Conference 2008
October 22, 2008
Registration begins in July


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