- By Matt Shaw
- Posted Monday, August 9, 2010
Author Anna Rubino is Coming to Kernersville
In Queen of the Oil Club: The Intrepid Wanda Jablonksi and the Power of Information
, investigative reporter and historian Anna Rubino tells the story of how a path-breaking journalist, Wanda Jablonski, contributed to the breakdown of Big Oil by lifting the veil of secrecy over its business, exposing its vulnerabilities, and drawing attention to its chief opponents, the founders of OPEC. Through exclusive access to Jablonski's private papers, interviews with more than a hundred people who knew her, including former oil executives and oil ministers, and her own experience working for Jablonksi's Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, Rubino has written the first-ever biography of this fearless and pioneering woman known to the oil world simply as "Wanda." From: www.queenoftheoilclub.com.
Anna Rubino, an acclaimed journalist and historian with a Ph.D. from Yale, has covered oil and business news from New York and Brussels. She started working as a reporter for Wanda Jablonski's Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. Since then, her work has appeared in Business Week, the International Herald Tribune, and other publications and Internet news sites. Ms. Rubino is now an investigative reporter for OTR Global (formerly Off The Record Research), a San Francisco-based investment news service, and lives in North Carolina. Queen of the Oil Club is her first book.
September 2nd at 12:00 noon
Kernersville Public Library, Paddison Room