Krista Tippett is a broadcaster, journalist, and author. Krista graduated from Brown University in 1983. She's also a Fulbright scholar. Tippett has worked for the New York Times and written for Newsweek, the BBC and others. In 1986, she acted as a special political assistant to the senior diplomat in West Berlin. The following year she became chief aide in Berlin to the U.S. ambassador to West Germany. Tippett received a Masters of Divinity from Yale University in 1994. She went on to create and host the public radio program Speaking of Faith. The program is currently broadcast on more than 200 public radio stations in the US and globally via NPR Worldwide, its website, and its podcast. Krista's first book, Speaking of Faith - Why Religion Matters and How to Talk about It, was published in 2007; her most recent book is Einstein's God: Conversations about Science and the Human Spirit (Feb 2010).