Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2012
The National Society of Leadership and Success today announced that Hilary Duff, actress, singer, novelist and humanitarian, participated on October 16, 2012 at 7:00 pm ET in a live broadcast event. The event, entitled “A Conversation with Hilary Duff,” was web streamed live to over 320 college chapters nationwide.
This is the second event of the 2012-2013 multi-speaker series sponsored by the Society. The Society speaker series, which reaches more than 320 college campuses and 229,000 students each month during the academic year, is designed to support The National Society of Leadership and Success’s overall mission of building leaders who make a better world.
In her interview-style presentation, Duff taught the attendees how to break the mold, become a humanitarian and find one’s passion as she speaks from her life experience and philanthropic activities. Her humanitarian work is recognized throughout the world. She has served on The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and was named Ambassador to the Youth of Bogota. She recently joined JOHNSON’S Baby on its new charitable program, JOHNSON’S Baby CARES, which supports Save the Children.
Duff also is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Elixir, Devoted, and soon to be published True. She began her career on the popular Disney sitcom Lizzie McGuire and has since appeared in many films and TV series and sold more than 13 million albums.
About The National Society of Leadership and Success
The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded in 2001 to build leaders who make a better world. As of today, The National Society of Leadership and Success provides these stellar attributes to over 229,000 members nationwide and to over 320 active college chapters who embody the mission and serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. http://www.societyleadership.org
Hilary Duff began her career on the popular Disney sitcom Lizzy McGuire, and has since made numerous appearances in television and film. Her musical albums have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide, and she also has her own clothing line (Femme for DKNY) and bestselling fragrance. She has authored two New York Times bestselling novels, Elixir and Devoted, with her third book, True, due out in 2013. Recognized internationally for her humanitarian work, Hilary has served on the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, and was named Ambassador to the Youth of Bogota. She recently joined JOHNSON’S Baby on its new charitable program, JOHNSON’S Baby CARES, which supports Save the Children.
Hilary Duff is an American actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian. Duff appeared in local theatre productions and television commercials before coming to prominence in the title role of Disney Channel's teen comedy Lizzie McGuire. Established as a teen idol, Duff reprised that role in The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003) and ventured further into motion pictures with her early films Agent Cody Banks (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), A Cinderella Story (2004) and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) being among the biggest commercial successes of her career. Most recently, she performed in a string of independent films and television dramas like Gossip Girl in addition to sharing production credits.
Her most recent credits include Raven Halfacre in the drama film Bloodworth (2011). She also played Shasta O'Neil in the comedy Stay Cool (2011). In 2012, she appeared in the independent film She Wants Me, directed by Rob Margolies, as a well-known starlet named Kim Powers who enters a love triangle.
In August 2012, Duff signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to develop a television comedy for which she will produce and star.
After signing with Hollywood Records, Duff expanded her repertoire to include pop music and has released several albums. Prior to the release of her latest album, Best of Hilary Duff (2008), a compilation of her greatest hits, Duff had sold thirteen million albums worldwide and had performed around the world on four concert tours.
Branching into various other industries, Duff has her own clothing lines, Stuff by Hilary Duff and Femme for DKNY Jeans, in addition to being signed with IMG Models and releasing two exclusive perfume collections with Elizabeth Arden. She also has written a series of young adult novels, Elixir (2010) and Devoted (2011), and the third, True, is due out in 2013. Duff has also contributed to several humanitarian causes including her recent commitment to JOHNSON’S Baby on its new charitable program, JOHNSON’S Baby CARES, which supports Save the Children.
Duff has involved herself with various philanthropic activities including financial support and personally helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina. She also has helped various youth charities, is a member of Kids with a Cause, served on the Advisory Board of the Audrey Hepburn Child Benefit Fund and the Celebrity Council of Kids with a Cause. In July 2009, Duff was named as a Youth Ambassador to the children of the Colombian capital, Bogota. As a Youth Ambassador, she spent five days in the country, distributing backpacks filled with food to needy children.
Duff is married to NHL player Mike Comrie. They have one child, a son named Luca Cruz Comrie, born on March 20, 2012.
For more information about Hilary Duff, visit her website at http://www.hilaryduff.com.